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Chicago Tribune - Edward Hines, longtime chairman and CEO of family lumber company, dies at 79

Feb 12, 2015

Edward Hines spent more than 50 years working for the family lumber business that his grandfather founded
in 1892.

As president and CEO of Edward Hines Lumber Co. for more than 25 years, Mr. Hines navigated the firm through
building booms and busts and — in a risky move that he characterized at the time as making him "an
entrepreneur" — taking the company private in 1985.

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