1987 – Pauline G. Fiore Dies

On this date Pauline G. Fiore died. Founder of many Madison businesses, Fiore started the Fiore Coal & Oil Company on West Mifflin Street in Madison. This company inaugurated Madison’s first motorized coal and oil delivery service in 1928. She also helped start Madison’s first three local supermarkets: Knickerbocker Place, Lakepoint Commons, and Fiore Shopping Center. [Source: ]