Reid, W.G. (Died on 20 Feb 1923)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 28 Feb 1923, p. 4

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Death Tuesday night last claimed a well-known and highly esteemed citizen in the person of Capt. W.G. Reid, of Hamilton, one of that city's oldest inhabitants, who passed away at the residence of his daughter, Mrs. Alex. Murray, 26 Rutherford avenue. The late Captain Reid had been in failing health for some time and seriously ill during the past few days. His death was not unexpected. Born in Peterhead, Scotland, 86 years ago, deceased went to Hamilton at the age of 26 years. For 50 years he was connected with various businesses in Hamilton. For 7 years he was an alderman in the city council. He was also a captain in the 13th Regiment, a veteran of the Fenian Raid, and member of His Majesty's army and navy veterans, and the Commercial Travelers' Association. In church work the late Captain Reid was active and was one of the oldest members of Knox Presbyterian Church. Prominent in fraternal circles, the deceased was a member of the following lodges: St. John's Lodge, A.F. and A.M.; St. John's Chapter, R.A.M.; Godfrey de Bullion, Rameses Temple, Morton Lodge of Perfection, Rose Croix, Moore Consistory, and a charter member of Grimsby Chapter, R.A.M., No. 69. The late Mr. Reid was in addition a 32nd degree Mason. Five daughters, one son, ten grandchildren and two great grandchildren survive. For some years, Capt. Reid's family resided in Grimsby on a small farm on Kerman Avenue north.

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28 Feb 1923
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20 Feb 1923
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
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Reid, W.G. (Died on 20 Feb 1923)