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Abel Grills, Roadmaster, G.T. and Wabash

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1914
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Elgin County Archives
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St. Thomas Journal
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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1914
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St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born at Darlington, Ontario, 1873; son of R. and Ann M. Grills, of Darlington. Educated in the public schools of Manilla, Ont. Entered the service of the Grand Trunk when 15 years of age and has been continuously in the service of the road since 1888. Spent four years at Manilla Junction on road construction work; three years in Lindsay as relieving foreman; removed to Fort Erie in 1907as assistant foreman of construction; promoted to construction foreman the same year. Took part in the double track work from Niagara to Port Huron; spent two years on eastern division doing grade operation work; in 1903 was promoted to roadmaster of the Grand Trunk at Sarnia; in 1905 was transferred as roadmaster to Hamilton; in 1909 was promoted to general roadmaster, stationed at St. Thomas, in charge of maintenance of way of St. Thomas division for both Grand Trunk and Wabash. Member A. F. & A. M., and Royal Arch. Methodist. Married, in 1902, Miss Bertha Shafer, of Berlin, Ont. Two sons and four daughters reside in the family. Residence: 88 Kains street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Abel Grills with the caption "Abel Grills, Roadmaster, G.T. and Wabash", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 39 and his biography is on page 46.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Adam Wilson Graham, Nurseryman

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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
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Date Range
1914
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St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born, Aldborough township, September 29th, 1847; son of Samuel and Ann (Wilson) Graham of Scotland. Educated in the Aldborough schools and night school and worked on the farm until the age of twenty-two; removed to Mantioba in 1869 and took up land at Portage la Prairie. Joined the volunteers at Winnipeg to put down the Riel rebellion and in December, 1869, was taken and kept for ten weeks a prisoner; in 1870 he decided to leave that country and with a party of others made a four hundred mile overload trip to St. Cloud; removed to Oklahoma in 1870, spending three years as surveyor among hostile Indians; returned to Elgin county in 1873 and engaged in nursery business with his brothers, Robert and Frank; in 1882 his brothers went West and he has since continued the business alone. Member the Baptist Church, I.O.O.F., and a Liberal in politics. Served twenty-one years on school board as chairman in 1899; was for many years member 25th Battalion, retiring with rank of captain; is a crack rifle shot and has taken many medals, one of which was presented by Princess Louise; won a place on the Wimbledon team, now called the Bisley team, and went with them to England in 1880, winning the prize on Wimbledon Common. Married, 1878, Miss Caroline Stevenson, of N.Y. Residence 16 [text faded] Margaret street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Adam Wilson Graham with the caption "A.W. Graham, Florist", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 23 and his biography is on page 24.
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Albert Alexander Drake, Division Storekeeper, M.C.R.

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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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1914
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St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in St. Thomas, 1846; son of Daniel and Christina Drake. His father was the first white child born in Elgin county. Engaged in the livery business with his father at an early age and continued with him until 1883; entered service of the Canada Southern Railroad as voucher clerk in the purchasing agent’s office in 1887 remaining there until 1883; appointed division storekeeper M.C.R. in 1883 and has served in that capacity for thirty-one years and under five different purchasing agents. Member Church of England; has been through all the chairs in Masonry and is now member No. 44; Master Workman, A.O.U.W.; member S.O.S.; S.O.E.; I.O.O.F. Married, May 11th, 1869, Miss Elizabeth McIntosh, of St. Thomas. There are two sons and two daughters. Residence: 31 Rosebery Place.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Albert Alexander Drake with the caption "A.A. Drake, Division Storekeeper, M.C.R.", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 39 and his biography is on page 44.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Albert A. Sutherland, Insurance and Real Estate

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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
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Date Range
1914
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St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in Seaforth, Ontario, 1878; son of Andrew and Margaret (McBride) Sutherland. Educated in St. Thomas schools and learned printing business with The Journal, continuing for ten years: resigned to enter traffic department of the M. C R.; spent several years with Western Canada and United States railroads, first with the Canadian Pacific at Vancouver, B. C., and later with Southern Pacific at San Francisco, Cal., and Rock Island at Fairbury, Neb.; returned to St. Thomas in 1904 and entered the Pere Marquette service; for the past four and a. half years has been engaged in the insurance and real estate business with offices at 619 Talbot street: with the late John Campbell, in 1912, purchased Mann property on Wordwarth Ave. and opened subdivision, which is being rapidly taken up for residential purposes. Member St. John’s (Anglican) Church, Knights of Pythias, and L. O. O. M. Married, 1908, Elizabeth McIntyre, of St. Thomas. There is one daughter. Residence: 28 Malakoff street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Albert A. Sutherland with the caption "A.A. Sutherland, Real Estate and Insurance", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 49 and his biography is on page 50.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Albert E. Ponsford, Manufacturer

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1914
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
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Date Range
1914
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St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in Southwold township, 1867; son of George and Sarah Ponsford. Educated in the public schools and learned the bricklaying trade with his father. At the age of 21 he formed a partnership with three of his brothers, J.C., H.T., and E. Ponsford being the other partners, the firm doing a general contracting business. He entered the contracting business for himself in 1908 maintaining his offices for four years on Talbot street west. He later removed to John street and in 1911 to his present location, 605 Talbot street. He organized in 1912 the firm of A.E. Ponsford, Ltd., of which he is president, the firm being the largest of its character in Western Ontario and maintaining a large brick and tile yard in connection. Mr. Ponsford has constructed practically all of the most important structures in the city, including City Hall, Collegiate Institute, Mickleborough’s store, Grace Methodist Church, Just Wright Shoe Co. and Noble Mfg. Co., factory buildings. He is a Methodist. Married Miss R. Spurr, of St.Thomas. There are two sons and four daughters in the family. Residence: 106 Elgin street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Albert E. Ponsford with the caption "A.E. Ponsford, Manufacturer", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 35 and his biography is on page 40.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Albert Morriss, Alderman; Contractor

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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Date Range
1914
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St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born October 28, 1865 in the town of Croydon, Surrey, England, son of Richard and Eliza Morriss. Ald. Morriss has been engaged in carpenter work all his life. At the age of 21 he came to Canada, locating at Fingal, securing employment with Jas. A. Powers, carpenter contractor. Eight years later he came to St. Thomas and was foreman for Sanders and Powers, planing mills, and carpenter contractors, for seven years. In 1902 he engaged in business for himself and today is one of the prominent contractors of the city. Elected to the city council, January 1st, 1914. Member of several lodges: A. F. & A. M., I.O.O.F., S.O.E., I.O.F. A member of Knox Presbyterian Church. Married in 1888 to Elizabeth J. McIntyre, of Cowal, Ont. There are four children in the family, one boy and three girls. Residence: 68 Elysian street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Albert Morriss with the caption "Albert Morriss, Alderman; Contractor", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 15 and his biography is on page 18.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Alexander C. Henderson, Fire Chief

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Elgin County Archives
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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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1914
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St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in Brantford, Ont., 1852, son of Alexander and Elizabeth (Mitchell) Henderson. Removed to St. Thomas with his parents in 1854 and was educated in the local public schools. Entered the employ of his father for ten years before engaging in business for himself as a manufacturer of soda water, an enterprise which he conducted for twenty years. He spent several years in British Columbia and returned to St. Thomas at the time of receiving his present appointment. Mr. Henderson has been connected with the local Fire Department for forty-seven years, being chief for four years of the volunteer department when a hand engine was used; chief for eight years of the partially paid department, and his present appointment, June 15th, 1899, succeeding Alonzo Bowlby as chief of the present department. Member I. O. O. F. Married, 1874, Miss Margaret McCluskey, of Kent county. There is 1 son and 3 daughters in the family. Residence: 61 Hiawatha street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Alexander C. Henderson with the caption "Alexander C. Henderson, Fire Chief", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 59 and his biography is on page 60.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Alexander Turner, Physician and Surgeon

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Elgin County Archives
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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
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Date Range
1914
Publication
St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in Southwold township, in 1871. Educated in the St. Thomas Collegiate and Western University. Taught school in Dunwich township, 1893-1895; was principal of the Wallacetown school, 1896-1897; received his degree of M.D. from Western University, of London in 1901 and established his practice in Wallaceburg, Kent county, 1903, where he stayed seven years. In 1909, Dr. Turner sold his Wallaceburg practice and established himself in St. Thomas. School trustee, elected 1913; joined Twenty-Fifth Regiment February, 1914, ranking as lieutenant. Residence: 646 Talbot street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Alexander Turner with the caption "Lieut. A. Turner", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 43 and his biography is on page 48.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Alfred E. Hookway, Alderman; Railway Conductor

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Elgin County Archives
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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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1914
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St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs: Born, Aldborough township, 1871, son of Francis and Maria (Cavanaugh) Hookway. Educated in the public schools of West Lorne; worked on the farm in West Elgin until 1885; removed to St. Thomas, North Dakota, where he remained until 1889; returned to St. Thomas, Ont., and entered the service of the M.C.R. as brakeman 1889-1903; engaged in the cigar business in St. Thomas 1903-06; re-entered the M.C.R. service as conductor, 1907, which position he still holds. Has taken prominent part in advancing the interests of his fellow railwaymen and also an active part in civic life as alderman, to which position he was first elected in 1905 and several times since.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Alfred E. Hookway with the caption "A.E. Hookway, Alderman; Railway Conductor", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 15 and his biography is on page 14.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Alfred Horton, Builder and Contractor

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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
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Date Range
1914
Publication
St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born, 1856, at Leeds, Yorkshire, England; son of Joseph and Mary (Pickles) Horton. After leaving school learned the trade of masonry and was employed by a Leeds contractor until 1879, in which year he came to Canada, locating at St. Thomas. For seven years he was employed by Alfred Jacobs, contractor, find then went into business for himself and has prospered. In 1913 purchased the cement block plant at 939 Talbot street, and is a large manufacturer of all kinds of cement work. Member Elgin Lodge, No. 32, I. O. O. F. and Grade Methodist Church. Married, 1881, Ruth Ann Sutherland, Leeds, England. There is one son in the family. Residence: 97 Malakoff street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Alfred Horton with the caption "Alfred Horton, Contractor", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 53 and his biography is on page 54.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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A. Macintyre Bruce, Manufacturer and Importer

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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GMD
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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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1914
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St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in Lincoln county, Ontario, Feb. 16th, 1875. Son of the late Thos. Bruce of Forfarshire, Scotland, who came to Canada in 1854, settling at Hamilton, Ont., and Iva Sheppard, daughter of the late Peter Sheppard of near Beamsville, and niece of the late Colonel Konkle [unclear] of the same place, who was widely known in early military affairs in the Niagara district. Educated in the public schools of Wellington county and the Harriston Collegiate Institute; removed with his parents at an early age to Wellington county where he lived on the farm until 1888; engaged in mechanical and editorial work with the Harriston Tribune 1891 to 1894; spent several years in newspaper work with the Orillia Packet, Orillia, and as the manager of the Tilbury News, Tilbury, for three years; was for about thirteen years manager of advertising and sales department of A. Talbot & Co., Publishers, of London, Ont., traveling from Windsor to Sidney, having a wide connection with newspaper men, manufacturers and the larger retailers throughout the Dominion; 1911 organized in Hamilton, Ont., a company to manufacture an improvement of the telephone service for use throughout Canada and the United States. After its completion in 1914 Mr. Bruce made use of his wide connection throughout the Dominion, and entered into the wholesaling and importing of waterproof clothing, umbrellas, and other specialties to the drygoods and clothing trade, having his headquarters in the Hamilton & Scott building, St. Thomas. Is an adherent of the Anglican Church, and member of the Masonic Order. Married, in 1900, Miss Bertha Scarff, daughter of the late Geo. Scarff (who was for years city treasurer of St. Thomas,) and sister of F.M. Scarff, manager of the Merchants Bank, Windsor. There is one daughter, Miss Norma, now twelve years of age. Residence: 76 Metcalfe street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of A. Macintyre Bruce with the caption "J. MacIntyre Bruce, Manufacturer and Importer", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 57 and his biography is on page 58.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Business and Industry
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Andrew A. Ingram, B.A., Barrister

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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1914
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St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in St. Thomas, March 3rd, 1883. Son of Andrew B., ex-M.P., and Elizabeth Ingram. Educated in St. Thomas Public Schools, St. Thomas Collegiate Institute, Toronto University, receiving his B.A. in 1906, three years later graduating from Osgoode Hall. Entered the firm of Kingsmill, Saunders, Torrence and Kingsmill. Had charge of the Solicitor’s office for the M.C.R.R. from 1909 to 1913. Entered into partnership with Edgar C. Sanders, forming the firm of Sanders & Ingram in 1913. Active in church and fraternal circles. Member of St. David’s No. 302, A. F & A. M.; Palestine Chapter No. 54 R.A.M.;Burleigh Preceptory No. 21; Mocha Temple, Mystic Shrine; Chancellor Commander for 1914 K. of P.; member of the St. Thomas Club; Elgin Golf and Country Club; St. Thomas Curling Club; Bowling Club, etc.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Andrew A. Ingram with the caption "A.A. Ingram, Barrister", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 21 and his biography is on page 24.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Business and Industry
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Andrew H. Miller, Physician and Surgeon

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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1914
Publication
St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in Yarmouth, Elgin County, Ont., in 1848. Son of Andrew Miller and grandson of one of the first settlers of St. Thomas. Grandfather owned 200 acres, now the heart of the city, and formerly known as Millersburg. Educated and taught in public and Normal Schools. Graduated from Toronto Normal School and received his degree from Trinity Medical College in 1877. Dr. Miller began the practice of his profession in New Dundee, Waterloo County, Ont., where, after 18 years of marked success, he sold his practise and returned to the old homestead, where in 1895 he built his present residence. In 1883 married Miss Morley, daughter of Michael Morley, treasurer of Wilmont Township. One daughter. Member the I. O. O. F. Is a general practitioner. Lives a retired and private life and enjoys the esteem and goodwill of his fellow citizens to a marked extent.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Andrew Miller with the caption "A.H. Miller, Physician and Surgeon", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 25 and his biography is on page 60.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Business and Industry
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Andrew Monteith Blacksmith Shop, St. Thomas

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Elgin County Archives
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Ken Verrell Collection
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1915
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2016-30
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R4 S5 Sh3 B1 77
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Elgin County Archives
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Ken Verrell Collection
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2016-30
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
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R4 S5 Sh3 B1 77
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1915
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Ken Verrell Collection - Photographs series
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1 photograph : b&w
Scope and Content
Black and white photograph showing blacksmith Andrew Monteith (left) in his shop at 138 Talbot Street, St. Thomas, 1915. Note the taxi service advertisement posted near the window. A calendar issued by the St. Thomas Journal newspaper is also visible.
Down the Street to Yesterday Zone 4 (Church to Stanley).
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
St. Thomas Journal
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Angus McCrimmon, County Crown Attorney

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1914
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R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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St. Thomas Journal
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File
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Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Publication
St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs: Born in Lochiel township, Glengarry county, Ontario, 14th September, 1846. He is the son of Alexander and Jane (Ross) McCrimmon. Received his education at the Cornwall High School and the Toronto Normal College. Spent six years teaching school, being stationed at Teeswater, Durham and as Head Master in St. Thomas in 1874. He studied law in the offices of Edward Horton, of St. Thomas and Thomas Hodgins, K.C., of Toronto; was called to the Bar in 1886 and has practiced in St. Thomas for the last 28 years. Was appointed Crown Attorney and Clerk of the Peace in February, 1904. Contested West Elgin as the Liberal candidate at the election of 1899, and was defeated by Dugald McColl. He again contested West Elgin as Liberal candidate in the year 1902 in a triangular fight, Hon. Gaylord Wilshire being the Socialist candidate, and Finlay G. Macdiarmid, Conservative, the latter being elected. Address: 141 Wellington Street, St. Thomas.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Angis McCrimmon with the caption "Angus McCrimmon, County Crown Attorney", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 13 and his biography is on page 12.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Business and Industry
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A.P. Conley, School Trustee

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
St. Thomas Journal
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Publication
St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in the city of St. Thomas some forty years ago and one of the oldest business men of the city, Mr. Conley is probably best known throughout the province as a public speaker and lecturer his services being much in demand. He is a member of the board of education, the representative of the Separate school board. Is a widower and lives with his family of five children at his home on Hiawatha street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of A.P. Conley with the caption "A.P. Conley, School Trustee", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 27 and his biography is on page 30.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Business and Industry
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Archdeacon Hill, Rector, Trinity Church

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
St. Thomas Journal
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Publication
St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Archdeacon Arundel Charles Hill is the second son of the late Rev. C.B. Hill,. M.A., an honor graduate of Huron College, Dublin, who came to Canada in 1838, and for 33 years faithfully performed the arduous duties of a pioneer missionary on the Grand River, preaching in the churches which he built in Cayuga, York and Caledonia on Sunday and every evening in the week wherever he could gather a congregation. The boundaries of his parish were those of the county of Haldimand. Archdeacon Hill was educated at home by his father and matriculated at the University of Toronto in 1863, winning the scholarship in classics. In 1867 he graduated as gold medalist in classics and received the degree of B.A. He was made an M.A. in 1868. He entered Huron College, London, in 1867, and was ordained deacon by the late Bishop Cronyn in 1869, and priest in 1870. His ministerial appointments were: 1869-1870, curate of St. Paul’s Cathedral, London; 1870-1873, curate of St. James’ Cathedral, Toronto; 1873-75, assistant minister, Church of Ascension, Hamilton; 1875, assistant at Chapter House, London, for a few months; 1875-1878 incumbent of Burford, Mount Pleasant and Cathcart; 1878-1885, rector of Church of St. John the Evangelist, Strathroy; 1885, rector of Trinity Church, St. Thomas. Archdeacon Hill has been signally honored by Bishops under whom he has served. Honors conferred by the late Bishop Hellmuth: Canon of the Cathedral; Senator of Western University; Member of Huron College Council. Honors conferred by the late Bishop Baldwin: Bishop’s Examining Chaplain; Rural Dean of Elgin, and Archdeacon of Elgin. Honors conferred by election: Member of Executive Committee (36 consecutive years), member of General Synod and of Provincial Synod. On June 17th, 1913, the Western University, at the request of Huron College Council, conferred on Ven. Archdeacon Hill the degree of D.D. Shortly before that date he was promoted to be Hon. Major, as Chaplain of the Twenty-fifth Regiment, Elgin Infantry. Residence: The Rectory, Wellington, Street, St. Thomas.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Archdeacon Hill with the caption "Ven. Archdeacon A.C. Hill, Rector, Trinity Church", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 29 and his biography is on page 34. An additional photograph of Rev. Hill in uniform in his capacity as chaplain of the Twenty-fifth Regiment, with the caption "Major Rev. A.C. Hill," is on page 43.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Business and Industry
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Archibald Leitch, Physician and Surgeon

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
St. Thomas Journal
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Publication
St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in Yarmouth township, December 25th, 1846; son of Donald and Nancy (Campbell) Leitch. Educated in Yarmouth public schools and Trinity Medical College, receiving his degree (M.B.) 1875. Came to St. Thomas in 1865, as Acting Deputy Registrar, under John McKay, until 1872. Established his medical practice in St. Catharines in 1875, spending twenty-four years there as a general practitioner; returned to St. Thomas in 1899, practicing here until 1910, since when he has been retired. Dr. Leitch served in the St. Catharines Council, 1890-94, two years as Chairman of the Finance Committee. He is Past Master, St. Thomas Lodge, A. F & A. M., Past Z., Palestine Chapter; Past Preceptor, Burleigh Preceptory; Past Prov. Prior, London District; Shriner, Mocha Temple, London; Thirty-second degree in Scottish Right. An adherent of Trinity church. Married: Address: 40 Wellington street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Archibald Leitch with the caption "Archibald Leitch, Physician and Surgeon", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 25 and his biography is on page 28.
Name Access
St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Business and Industry
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Arthur Harbour, Merchant

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Elgin County Archives
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Elgin County Vertical File Collection
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File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
St. Thomas Journal
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Publication
St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in the village of Springwell, near the famous steel city of Sheffield, England, on the 9th day of June, 1870; received his education in the public and High schools of Staveley. Apprenticed to the dry goods business at age of seventeen for five years in the town of Chesterfield; leaving Chesterfield in 1891 he went to Stratford-on-Avon (the birthplace of the immortal Shakespeare). After a residence of nearly two years in Stratford he moved to North Straffordshire, remaining there until making Canada his home ten years ago. Previous to taking charge of the Mickleborough store, Mr. Harbour was with the well-known firm of McLaren's, Ltd., dry goods importers. St. Catharines, leaving there for St. Thomas. Member of I.O.O.F.; K. of P., and Board of Education; in religion, Anglican. There are two sons and two daughters. Residence: 18 Rosebery Place.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Arthur Harbour, with the caption "Arthur Harbour, Merchant", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 47 and his biography is on page 70.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Business and Industry
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Arthur Richard Sanders, Builder and Contractor

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Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Description Level
File
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
Museum / Archive
Elgin County Archives
Part Of
Elgin County Vertical File Collection
Creator
St. Thomas Journal
Description Level
File
Storage Room
Archives Storage Rm. 107
Storage Location
R4 S6 Sh1 B3 ; Box 10, File 48
R4 S6 Sh1 B3
GMD
graphic material
Date Range
1914
Publication
St. Thomas: The Journal Printing Company Limited, 1914
Series
Elgin County Vertical File Collection - St. Thomas and its Men of Affairs series
History / Biographical
From St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs (grammar and spelling are as originally published): Born in St. Thomas, November 23rd, 1879; son of Richard and Eleanor Sanders, of St. Thomas. Educated in the public schools and Collegiate Institute. Entered the employ of Hawes & Sanders, in 1908, as bookkeeper, remaining with them until early in 1900 when he entered the service of the Imperial Bank of Canada. The greater portion of the eight years of his time with the latter institution was spent in Winnipeg and Regina. During June, 1908, Mr. Sanders joined his father in the building and contracting business in St. Thomas, and in February, 1909, when the business was reorganized, he became secretary and treasurer of the new firm of Sanders & Bell, Limited. He is a member of Knights of Pythias, Granite Curling Club, and member of Knox church. He married, in 1907, Miss Anne Woodward, of Vancouver. There is one daughter in the family. Residence: 65 Metcalfe street.
Scope and Content
Photograph of Arthur Richard Sanders with the caption "A.R. Sanders, Builder and Contractor", published in "St. Thomas and Its Men of Affairs" alongside his biography, excerpt above. Photograph is on page 53 and his biography is on page 54.
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St. Thomas (Ont.)
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Business and Industry
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