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Hotel Medford


    A new hotel for Medford is among the probabilities of the near future. Plans have been drawn, and part of the stock subscribed on a tentative proposition to erect a complete modern hostelry to accommodate the increased business. Both present structures are turning away people, and neither shows any indication of building the needed accommodations. The Nash some time since planned the erection of an addition [to] the "L" in the interior, providing 16 additional suites, with baths, but there has been no sign of building as yet. Neither has the Hotel Moore extended to the corner as once contemplated, the owner holding it more valuable for business purposes than for hotel. Mr. Moore, however, will provide a suitable site for a fine hotel on the West Side, and is understood to be figuring along these lines with capitalists.
Excerpt, "Hotels Jammed with Newcomers," Medford Daily Tribune, April 1, 1909, page 1


MOHR, EMIL HENRY
Vice-President and Manager, Medford Hotel Company.
b. Medford, Oregon, January 19, 1913; son of Emil and Hedwig (Boettger) Mohr; educated University of Oregon; m. Berte Allen Crane of Medford, Oregon November 20, 1934; began as dishwasher and busboy, Crater Lake Lodge, Oregon; engineer, Hotel Medford 1934; steward and food buyer 1935; desk clerk 1936-37; manager since 1937; vice-president and manager since Nov. 1937; served U.S. Navy, World War II; director Jackson County Chamber of Commerce 1940 to date; president Southern Oregon Hotel Association 1939; vice-president Oregon State Hotel Association 1939; Republican; Presbyterian; address Hotel Medford, Medford
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Capitol's Who's Who for Oregon 1948-49, page 397



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