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    Frank Fitzpatrick and his brother-in-law, William Weller, started Fitzpatrick & Weller to produce shoe lace blocks. They provided shoemakers with finished lasts on which shoes were made.

  • 1933

    William F. Fitzpatrick, nephew of Frank, incorporated the business together with another nephew of Frank's, James E. Fitzpatrick. They managed the company until the end of World War II.

  • 1946

    Joseph and William C. Fitzpatrick joined the company. Pictured from left to right: Art Quackenbush, Frank Luss, William F. Fitzpatrick, Bill Luss, and Production Manager Jim Lyons.

  • 1949

    Gerard Fitzpatrick joined the company.

  • Built the Sawmill.


  • 1954

    Dana Fitzpatrick joined the company.

  • 1965

    Following the death of William F. in 1965, the Murphy & Son Co. building was purchased and a new modern sawmill was built in 1964.


    Pictured from left to right: Dana Fitzpatrick, Bill 'Wheser' Fitzpatrick, Sam Ellis (Traveler's Insurance), Gerard 'Jess' Fitzpatrick, Joe Fitzpatrick, and William Fitzpatrick.

    Fitzpatrick & Weller diversified into sawmilling, timberland ownership, and component manufacturing.

  • 1987

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    F & W purchased the York Merit Plant, a second state of the art production facility that significantly increased production space. Both dimension plants have advanced capabilities including:

    • Solid and glued-up components for the furniture, cabinet, staircase and flooring industries to name just a few.
    • We accept custom specifications
    • Modern efficient production equipment
    • Highly trained operators
  • 1989


    A new 5,400 sq. ft. office building was opened, which is our main office now.

  • 1996


    Opened a new Dry Storage Building increasing lumber storage capabilities by 2 million board feet.

  • 2007

    Greg Fitzpatrick, President and CEO and Great, Great Nephew of Frank Fitzpatrick, are now managing the day to day operations. Dana Fitzpatrick, Greg's father, is Chairman of the Board of Directors.

  • 2020

    Dana Fitzpatrick, Chariman of the Board of Directors passed away, December 18, 2020.


ALL PRODUCTS are Made in the USA, using Eco-Friendly processes