a German Immigrant,
started the company in 1927
Paul Kempkes Inc. file folder. The inside was printed with assorted pictures such as the one at the bottom left of this web page.
Please note the phone number has changed to (914) 963-7026
Paul directing his workers in the chapel at Leake and Watts Children's Home.
The company has done work at Leake and Watts for over 50 years.
This is the back of the main building at Leake & Watts. The windows have since been replaced and no longer require painting. Today the company cleans the bricks of this building with pressure washing.
Painting the flag poles on the
First National Bank of Yonkers.
Paul believed "You can't do the job if you don't have the right equipment". He insisted that everyone must respect the equipment because "your life depends on it".
The Upright Scaffold shown here is still in use today and has never needed to be sent in for repair.