Cormack & Lewis, Cessnock
John Groat Sinclair (a.k.a George Jack, a.k.a. John George) Cormack and William Aubrey Lewis started advertising in 1921.
In 1928 they suffered a shop fire.
During WW2 they ran afoul of the restrictions applied by the government and were fined.
In December 1945 the partnership was ceased, with both Cormack and Lewis continuing alone. In 1947 Cormack was fined for attempting to bribe a Commonwealth officer. Mr Cormack was born in Scotland in 1889 and died in Cessnock in 1953 after a long illness.