Living the American dream Pentair, Inc., the first twenty-five years by Murray J. Harpole

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Published by St. Thomas Technology Press in St. Paul, Minn .

Written in English

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  • Harpole, Murray J.,
  • Pentair, Inc. (Saint Paul, Minn.) -- History.,
  • Conglomerate corporations -- United States -- History.,
  • Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography.

Edition Notes

Includes index.

Book details

Statementby Murray J. Harpole.
LC ClassificationsHD2796.P46 H37 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 252 p. :
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1516916M
ISBN 100962422959
LC Control Number93202187

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