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Last updated 10/28/2020 at 12:06pm

Photo courtesy of Mukilteo Historical Society

Victor McConnell's House and Gas Station, circa 1920s.

This is a story about Victor McConnell, who arrived in Mukilteo about 1900 and built a facility on Front Street for servicing boats and motors. He should not be confused with George McConnell, who came to Mukilteo in the 1940s and purchased Victor's facility, which then became McConnell's Boathouse. Victor McConnell and George McConnell were not related.

Victor McConnell was born on Feb. 2, 1872, in Caledonia, Kent County, Michigan. From the 1880 U.S. Census and other records, we know he was the son of Marcus McConnell, born about 1842 in Ohio, and Sarah A. Humphrey, born March 7, 1844, in...



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