Measuring Progress Since 1924

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January 2 – Tia Carrere is born.

January 15 – Super Bowl I. Green Bay Packers defeat Kansas City Chiefs.

January 18 – A Fistful of Dollars is released in the United States.

February 2 – The American Basketball Association is formed.

February 5 – NASA launches Lunar Orbiter 3.

February 14 – Aretha Franklin records Respect.

April 28 – Muhammad Ali refuses military service.

May 1 – Elvis Presley marries Priscilla Beaulieu in Las Vegas.

May 2 – The Toronto Maple Leafs win the Stanley Cup.

July 1 – Pamela Anderson is born.

July 18 – Vin Diesel is born.

July 21 – The town of Winneconne, Wisconsin announces secession from the U.S.

December 1 – The RMS Queen Mary is retired.

December 11- The supersonic airliner Concorde is unveiled in France.

December 31 – Evel Knievel attempts the jump over the Caesars Palace Fountains.

The top grossing ($60,964,000) film in the U.S. is Disney Animation Studios The Jungle Book.

WB Wells, in been in business for 42 years, was charging the following fees:

Two man field crew – $18 per hour

Office work – $12 per hour

Lot survey – $75

Mortgage (foundation) survey – $25


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Who Is W.B. Wells?

In 1924, after graduating from Stanford University, Willard B. Wells founded W.B. Wells & Assoc. Inc in Portland, Oregon. Willard’s philosophy was to provide a quality product for a reasonable fee. We still follow Willard’s philosophy today.
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