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Westmont’s History in a Mason Jar
By Scott Craig   |   December 6, 2022

Westmont celebrated the life of its founder Ruth Kerr on National Mason Jar Day on November 30. Following the death of her husband Alexander, Ruth became president of the Kerr Glass Manufacturing Company in 1930. Kerr became one of most recognizable American mason jar brands.  Alexander started the company in Portland, Oregon, in 1904 after […]