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  • Name Max Dennis 
    Gender Male 
    1910 United States Federal Census 1910  174 Washington Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Siblings 1 sibling 
    Married: 1x1. Hyman Dennis
     
    Person ID I3982  MyMispoche
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2016 

    Father [--?--] Dennis 
    Children 2 children 
    Family ID F1687  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Spouse / Partner Bella Polakow
              b. 12 Oct 1891
              d. 12 Sep 1978, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 12 Nov 1912  Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Maine Marriage Record of Max Dennis and Bella Polakaw
    Maine Marriage Record of Max Dennis and Bella Polakaw
    Children 
    Married: 1x1. Lawrence Dennis
              b. 3 Nov 1916, Cherryfield, Washington, USA County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 26 Jan 2001, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    Last Modified 9 Nov 2016 
    Family ID F843  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google Maps1910 United States Federal Census - 1910 - 174 Washington Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Nov 1912 - Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChild - Lawrence Dennis - 3 Nov 1916 - Cherryfield, Washington, USA County, Maine, USA Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 

    • Rich in history, the Dennis Paper & Food Service Company has been serving Central and Eastern Maine with pride since 1908.

      Five Russian immigrant brothers originally founded the company as a bottling service known as Washington County Bottling Works. Deliveries were made by horse-drawn wagon, limiting theterritory covered to the Cherryfield area.

      Eventually, Max Dennis bought his brother's share of the business and moved the company into Ellsworth in the early 1920's. Though troubling times were ahead, Max Dennis was able to keep thebusiness running during the depression and World War II, with the help of his wife and son.

      When his son, Lawrence Dennis, took over operations in 1945, productions had increased dramatically. The company had developed its own brand of soft drink known as University Club Soda, andwas now bottling and distributing national brands such as Hires Root Beer and Nesbitt's Orange. In 1949, the company incorporated and came to be known as the Dennis Bottling Company.

      In the 1950's Dennis Bottling Co. began distributing malt beverages. This development was so well received by the community that a warehouse was opened in Brewer to accommodate distributionand in 1968 the company's headquarters were moved to Veazie. Distribution then became the main focus of the company, resulting in a change of name to Dennis Beverage Company.

      Soon after the move to Veazie, Dennis Beverage Company expanded its operations once again, this time to include paper and plastic disposable products and janitorial supplies. In an effort tobest reflect the nature of the business, the name changed to Dennis Paper Company.

      The company continued to grow, thanks in large part to the dedication and hard work of Lawrence's wife Lee, his sister Bertha and the children of Lawrence and Lee: Hayden, Ron, Mark andMichele Dennis.

      After close to 40 years in the Veazie area, the Dennis Paper & Food Service Company moved to Bangor in 2002 and operations are now based at the new 50,000 square foot distribution center onThatcher Street. This move has once again opened up the windows of opportunity as the company has expanded to a full foodservice broadline distributor, selling fresh, frozen and dry goods.

      Through all the changes in the past and the ones yet to be made in the future, one thing remains a constant: The focus, vision and dedication of the Dennis Paper & Food Service Company has andalways will be the complete satisfaction of the valued customers we serve.

  • Sources 
    1. [S887] Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937.
      Name: Max Dennis
      [Max Denis]
      Gender: Male
      Age: 32
      Birth Date: abt 1880
      Spouse Gender: Female
      Spouse Age: 21
      Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1912
      Marriage Place: Cherryfield
      Registration Place: Cherryfield, Washington, Maine, USA
      Father: Israel
      Mother: Bessie
      Spouse Father: Julies
      Spouse Mother: Braine
    2. [S887] Maine, Marriage Records, 1713-1937.
      Gender: Female
      Age: 21
      Birth Date: abt 1891
      Spouse: Max Dennis
      [Max Denis]
      Spouse Gender: Male
      Spouse Age: 32
      Marriage Date: 12 Nov 1912
      Marriage Place: Cherryfield
      Registration Place: Cherryfield, Washington, Maine, USA
      Father: Julies
      Mother: Braine
      Spouse Father: Israel
      Spouse Mother: Bessie