Scheepers, John–New York, New York–Scheepers traveled
for about ten years through the United States as a salesman for a Holland
bulb grower, as well as for Belgian and Dutch plant growers. After
building up a considerable and reliable trade in America, he established
his own business in 1905. In June, 1906, he took in a partner and
the firm became known as John Scheepers & Company. He started
an agency for packing bulbs and plants in Arnhem, Holland. He made
a specialty of lily of the valley.