Submitted photo Orr Auctioneers was named the 2013 Business of the Year by the Jamestown Area Chamber of Commerce. Accepting the award are, from left, Barbara Orr, Darron Orr, Cliff Orr, Valeria Orr, Troy Orr and Beverly Orr.

Family, innovation define Orr Auctioneers


When Cliff Orr came back to Jamestown after completing auctioneer school in Mason City, Iowa, in 1971, he was happy when he was able to book six sales that year.


“That was really good I thought,” Cliff said.

From that beginning Orr and his wife, Va

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Chris Olson
Hometown: Traverse City, MI College: Northwestern Michigan College and Michigan State University
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