Measuring Progress Since 1924

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photo of icebergJanuary 15 – The Dallas Cowboys win Super Bowl XII

March 1 – Charlie Chaplin’s remains are stolen

April 1 – Dick Smith of Dick Smith Foods tows a fake iceberg into Sydney Harbour

May 17 – Charlie Chaplin’s coffin is found 15km from the cemetery from which it was stolen

May 20 – Mavis Hutchinson becomes the first woman to run across the U.S. – it took 69 days

December 13 – Susan B. Anthony dollar enters into circulation

After 54 years of operation, WB Wells moves from the Dekum Building in downtown Portland to its newly constructed building on NE Fremont Street


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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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