July 28, 2000
Emory J. Sweeney Jr., retired Vice President of Sales for Prier Brass, passed away March 17, 2000, at the age of 84. Mr. Sweeney started with Prier in 1935 as a turret lathe operator. After serving his country in World War II, Mr. Sweeney was appointed Sales Manager-Plumbing Div., and eventually, Vice President of Sales. Mr. Sweeney was active in the industry, helping a number of representatives start their businesses.