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Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Susan McConnell fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1980-2012
Accession Number
2013-40
Storage Location
R8 S5 Sh3 B6 F8-9
R8 S5 Sh3 B6 F12
R8 S5 Sh3 B6 F15-21
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Susan McConnell fonds
Description Level
Series
Accession Number
2013-40
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 110
Storage Location
R8 S5 Sh3 B6 F8-9
R8 S5 Sh3 B6 F12
R8 S5 Sh3 B6 F15-21
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1980-2012
Series
Susan McConnell fonds- Career series
Physical Description
2 cm of textual records
Scope and Content
Records relating to Susan McConnell's career. Includes the following records:
-Reporting career,1980-1996
-Historical research work, 1981-1985
-Kettle Creek Canvas Company, 1985-1987
-Kettle Creek Conservation Authority, 1998-2000
-Parliamentary Assistant to Gar Knutson, 2001-2003
-Legislative Assistant to Steve Peters, 2003-2011
Name Access
Peters, Steve
Knutson, Gar
Subject Access
Politics

Municipal Politics series

https://inmagic.elgin.ca/en/permalink/archives171703
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Kenneth Williamson fonds
Description Level
Series
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1952-1956
Accession Number
2014-17
Storage Location
C3 Sh4 B9
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Kenneth Williamson fonds
Description Level
Series
Accession Number
2014-17
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 105
Storage Location
C3 Sh4 B9
GMD
textual records
Date Range
1952-1956
Series
Kenneth Williamson fonds - Municipal politics series
Physical Description
1.0 cm of textual records
History / Biographical
Kenneth "Ken" McIver Williamson was born in Kintore, Ontario on December 18, 1913 to Harry and Edna (nee McIver) Williamson. He was married to Olive Norah Williamson (nee Pickston) in 1958 and was predeceased by his first wife, Edith L. Williamson (nee Row) in 1957. He had one daughter, Mary E. Stout, who died in 1996. Williamson was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church, St. Thomas and formerly of St. Paul's United Church, Aylmer. Throughout his life, Ken was involved in several businesses. He owned Glencoe Creamery (1937 - 1938), Aylmer Dairy (1938-1941), Home Dairy, Bakery and Cafeteria in St.Thomas (1942-1945) and Avon Milling Company. Williamson built and operated the Royal Theatre in West Lorne with his partner Bob McEwan. He also built the Strand Theatre in Aylmer 1947, and owned the Aylmer Bank of Montreal building until was destroyed by fire in 1959. He worked also worked as a real estate agent, as well as in general insurance. He was eventually employed by Denton-Vance Insurance in Tillsonburg. Williamson was also active in municipal politics, serving on Aylmer Town Council and as Reeve from 1952-1956. He was Warden of Elgin County in 1954, a member of the Board of Governors of Memorial Hospital, St. Thomas from 1952-1954 and for the St.Thomas Elgin General Hospital from 1954-1978, also serving as Chairman from 1955-1957. Williamson was a member of McColl Lodge 386, West Lorne, affiliated with Malahide Lodge 140, Aylmer in 1940, and was a Past Master and a Life Member. He was a life Member and Past Grand Steward of the Grand Lodge of Canada in the Province of Ontario, a 33rd Degree Mason and a member of the Mocha Shrine in London, Ontario.
Scope and Content
Series contains correspondence, prepared speeches and greetings, ephemera and miscellaneous records created or collected by Kenneth Williamson during his tenure as Reeve, Town of Aylmer (1952-1956) and Warden, County of Elgin (1954).
Name Access
Williamson, Kenneth M.
Subject Access
Politics
Municipal Officials