Roy and Jeff Kumer

Roy and Jeff Kumer owned and operated the Wool Company, the last “wool pulling” business in the Northeast.

  • August 2, 1999    |   Private Property

    Pittsburgh Wool

    Pittsburgh City Council Tried to Abuse Government’s Eminent Domain Power

    After months of being threatened with the loss of their property through the government’s abuse of eminent domain, the Pittsburgh Wool Company avoided government condemnation with the help of the Institute for Justice when it reached a private agreement to be purchased by the Heinz Company.  On August 2, 1999, the Pittsburgh City Council voted…

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