Théodore Jobin (1873-1955)
Born in Québec, Canada in 1873, he emigrated to Boston with his family in 1890. Baptized Barthélémy Théodore in honor of one of his grandfathers, all his life he went by the name of Théodore Jobin. He died in Providence, RI in 1955.
Most of his life was spent in or near Boston, Massachusetts. The young man Théodore quickly found employment with the large firm Filene's. Having been gifted with artistic ability, he was charged with window-dressing and with advertising design, posters, etc.
He had administrative abilities, and he soon became the manager of D. R. Emerson's of Boston, where he was employed until the financial crash of the Great Depression in 1932 which forced
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