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For other people named John West, see [[:John West (disambiguation)John West]].
John West
John West (captain) circa 1850.jpg
Born
Linlithgow, Scotland
Died
Westport, Oregon
Nationality Scottish
Other names Captain John West
Occupation Millwright, Exporter
Known for Founder of Westport, Oregon

John West (1809 – 1888) was a Scottish inventor and businessman who emigrated to Canada, California and later Oregon where he operated a cannery and exported salmon to Great Britain.

The Pelling Stanley and Company in the UK imported his salmon and paid for the rights to use his name which led to the establishment of the use of "John West" as a brand name.


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For other people named John West, see [[:John West (disambiguation)John West]].
John West
John West (captain) circa 1850.jpg
Born
Linlithgow, Scotland
Died
Westport, Oregon
Nationality Scottish
Other names Captain John West
Occupation Millwright, Exporter
Known for Founder of Westport, Oregon

John West (1809 – 1888) was a Scottish inventor and businessman who emigrated to Canada, California and later Oregon where he operated a cannery and exported salmon to Great Britain.

The Pelling Stanley and Company in the UK imported his salmon and paid for the rights to use his name which led to the establishment of the use of "John West" as a brand name.


John West (captain) sections
Intro  Biography  Commemoration  Footnotes  References  

PREVIOUS: IntroNEXT: Biography
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