Leigh Perkins, who turned Orvis from small town store into international powerhouse, dead at 93

SUNDERLAND — Leigh H. Perkins, the man who turned The Orvis Company into an internationally renowned sporting goods brand, has died. He was 93.

Perkins, who bought Orvis in 1965, died Fri...

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The Manchester Journal is a weekly newspaper in Manchester, Vermont. The paper, founded by Charles A. Pierce, published its first issue on May 28, 1861. According to the American Newspapers Representative database, the Manchester Journal has a weekly circulation of 7,088 and is distributed every Friday.

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