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James "Jim" McGee


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Pre-Colony History:  

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Job in Colony: In 1928 he was the foreman of the Cereal Mill department.

In June 1928 he was part of a group making sauerkraut which included: Mrs. Loutrel, Mrs. Wright, Turner, Mrs. Roe, McGee, Ethel Belcher and Mrs. Bennett.

In the fall of 1928 he and Szpila were running the machines that got out the material. Those two fellows were "careful and painstaking in their work, protecting the machinery and doing their work in the best way possible at all times."

In November 1928 he was in charge of the food products plant, where he was responsible for shelling and grinding corn into mule and cow feed as well as grinding some for corn meal for the colonists; he hulled the rice and made rice meal and flour, hulled beans and peas, ground the whole wheat flour and helped Mrs. Baldwin and Mrs. Moore make peanut butter.  

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Sources: "Llano Colonist": June 30, 1928, September 1, 1928, November 10, 1928, November 17, 1928  


Clipping from the "Llano Colonist" dated November 17, 1928.

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