Grimsby Newspapers
Many mourn passing of late Dr. J.F.McLay
Publication:
Grimsby Independent, 6 Jan 1932, p. 1,4


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Newspaper
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Item Type:
Articles
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Full article is available at the Grimsby Public Library and at the Grimsby Museum.
Date of Publication:
6 Jan 1932
Date Of Event:
1 Jan 1932
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
McLay, J.F.
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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A brilliant career marked by public spirited service in the town of Grimsby as a municipal councillor and medical officer of health and distinguished service overseas in the World War, was brought to a sudden and tragic close on New Year's afternoon in the death by accidental poisoning through carbon monoxide gas of Dr. J.F.McLay, 771 Main St. West, Hamilton, and until a year or so ago an esteemed resident of this town...Born in Woodstock 48 years ago, Dr. McLay was a son of the late Frank McLay...[lengthy description of career and accomplishments] Besides his widow he leaves a baby daughter, Mary Jane, at home; his brother, Dean Walter McLay of McMaster University, and five sisters, Mrs. Arthur M. Overholt and Miss Augusta of Brantford, Miss Mabel of New York city, Mrs. (Rev.) L. Brown of Hillside, N.J., and Mrs. Owen Grey of Detroit, Mich. A brother, Dr. Stanley McLay of Woodstock, died several years ago...A most impressive service took place at Queen's Lawn cemetery, Grimsby, on Sunday afternoon where burial was made in the soldier's plot...

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Many mourn passing of late Dr. J.F.McLay