The Dairy and its Family

When the Page Dairy Company closed in 1975, it was the second oldest dairy in the city.  The business had operated at Wade and Knapp streets since it was founded 62 years earlier by Henry A. Page, Sr.

Arnold Page and his brother, Henry, took over after their father died in 1950. Arnold was vice president and took charge of operations. Henry was president and was in charge of sales and the business side.

The dairy by the mid-1970s was coping with increased costs, limits on what it could charge retailers for milk, and a steady drop nationwide of milk consumption.  The final blow was a decision by A&P to close more than half its stores in the Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana areas served by Page.

Henry Page, Jr. died April 26, 2007 at age 91.  Arnold died November 2, 2008 at age 84.

Henry A. Page Sr. - Lake Shore Ohio (1572 downloads)

Henry A. Page Sr. - Memoirs of Lucas County (1550 downloads)

Henry A. Page Sr. - Progressive Men of Northern Ohio (1450 downloads)

Henry and Marie Page Obituaries - Toledo Times and Toledo Blade (1493 downloads)

Henry A. Page Jr. - Toledo Blade News Obituary - April 2007 (1371 downloads)

Henry A. Page Jr. - Toledo Blade Obituary - April 2007 (1358 downloads)

Arnold H. Page Toledo Blade News Obituary - November 2008 (1428 downloads)

Arnold H. Page Toledo Blade Obituary - November 2008 (1385 downloads)

Henry A. Page III Obituary - February 2009 (1418 downloads)

Henry A Page III Services and Celebration - February 2009 (1519 downloads)

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