Historian and author Brian Griffin unfolds an issue of The Bellingham Herald from Jan. 10, 1939, which tells of J.J. Donovan's death, Monday, June 25, 2012, in Bellingham. Griffin received two boxes of Donovan's private papers from a relative of the prominent businessman and expects to receive three more. "(Donovan is) arguably the most important man in Bellingham history," Griffin said.
Historian and author Brian Griffin unfolds an issue of The Bellingham Herald from Jan. 10, 1939, which tells of J.J. Donovan's death, Monday, June 25, 2012, in Bellingham. Griffin received two boxes of Donovan's private papers from a relative of the prominent businessman and expects to receive three more. "(Donovan is) arguably the most important man in Bellingham history," Griffin said. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD
Historian and author Brian Griffin unfolds an issue of The Bellingham Herald from Jan. 10, 1939, which tells of J.J. Donovan's death, Monday, June 25, 2012, in Bellingham. Griffin received two boxes of Donovan's private papers from a relative of the prominent businessman and expects to receive three more. "(Donovan is) arguably the most important man in Bellingham history," Griffin said. THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

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