Cockwell's Furniture: 0050.0001


                Expanding continually to meet the needs of the public, Cockwell’s

Furniture and Appliances Ltd. Supplies furniture for the entire home.

            The well-known firm was established in 1952 by R.L. Cockwell in a store

25 feet wide.  Only about two years later it doubled in width into quarters

previously occupied by kaDe Sales and Service, then, in 1957, an addition was

built to the back of the store.

            The last expansion came about four years ago when a spacious warehouse

was erected at the rear, across the back lane.

            “I see Cranbrook continuing its fine growth pattern,” says Mr. Cockwell

who moved to Cranbrook in 1946 as manager for Electrolux Sales.

            When he first opened Cockwell’s he handled company duties alone. 

Now, he is aided by wife Marie, the company’s president, and son Don,

secretary, as well as brother Don (Sam) Cockwell, bookkeeper Mrs. Art Jones,

Bruno Natassi and Tony Graziano.

            Cockwell’s is the local outlet for a variety of famous-name appliances and furnitures.

0050.0001: Cockwell's Furniture

Newspaper article continually expanding furniture store keeps pace with needs of public.

Medium:  Newspaper - Text
Date:  December 29, 1965
Pages:  2
Publisher:  Cranbrook Courier
Collection:  Columbia Basin Institute (0050)


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