Seventy Fifth Anniversary
75 years ago, Franklin D. Roosevelt was the president. Winston Churchill became Britain’s Prime Minister. The movie Rebecca, directed by Alfred Hitchcock won the best film Oscar. Ernest Hemingway published “For Whom the Bell Tolls.
75 years ago, the 1940 Olympic Games were cancelled due to the war, and the Chicago Bears were the NFL Champions.
Jackie Robinson won the 1940 NCAA Men’s Track and Field Championships in the Long Jump.
75 years ago, a gallon of milk cost 34 cents, and a gallon of gas was 18 cents. The first Social Security benefit checks were paid out. The average car cost $800.
75 years ago, the population of Phoenix was 65,414, and Arizona’s population was 499,000.
75 years ago E.A. Tommy Thomas founded Arizona Wholesale Supply Co. In his early days, he strapped Maytag washers to his Pierce-Arrow car and drove them to ranches or farms, letting residents try out the machines. Toward the end of World War II, Thomas started Arizona Wholesale Supply. Today Arizona Wholesale is one of the nation’s leading wholesale distributors of appliances, floor coverings, window treatments, and more.
Today Arizona Wholesale is one of the nation’s leading wholesale distributors of appliances, floor coverings, window treatments, and more.
For more information regarding major appliances, water treatment, flooring products, and window treatments call or visit the experts at Arizona Wholesale today.