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Thursday, August 14, 2008
GOV. RITTER STATEMENT ON DEATH OF ROCKMOUNT FOUNDER JACK A. WEIL
Gov.Bill Ritterissued the following statement today regarding the death of 107-year-old Rockmount Ranch Wear founder Jack A. Weil:
"Jack A. Weil was a legendary Coloradan and a pioneeringDenverbusinessman. He set up shop in Lower Downtown when it was mostly a warehouse district. He was wise enough to keep Rockmount right where it is, through the hard times, and today the business attracts customers from around the world.Coloradowill miss him dearly, but thanks to his family and Rockmount's unique Western fashions, his legacy will live on for at least another 107 years."