Threefoot Building Detail, Meridian MS

The individuals who owned the setting up (developed in the late 1920’s) have been the Threefoot brothers, who had a wholesale grocery enterprise. Since the setting up was accomplished in 1928 and then the melancholy hit, this speculative setting up wiped out the relatives and a person of the brothers (Sam) jumped off it to commit suicide. Simon Marx, who persuaded Sam Threefoot to build it, also killed himself. …

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