Grimsby Newspapers
Allan, Thomas W. (Died on 25 Dec 1948)
appeared in Grimsby Independent, 30 Dec 1948, p. 1,3


Description
Full Text

Thomas W. Allan, who retired from municipal life in North Grimsby Township at the end of last year after 50 years' service as member of council, reeve, warden of Lincoln County, and of which 35 years was as township clerk and treasurer, died on Christmas day. He had been in failing health for some time.

A son of the late David and Margaret Allan, he was born in Halton County, and was 86 years of age. He had resided in North Grimsby for 60 years and was a well-known fruit grower.

He was first elected to North Grimsby Township Council in 1898. He filled the office of reeve in 1902 and 1903 and again from 1907 to 1911. He was warden of Lincoln County in 1909, and was appointed as township clerk and treasurer in 1912. He was an expert on municipal law.

In politics he was prominent in the interests of the Conservative Party and, in the 1923 Ontario election, was standard bearer for that party in this riding, being defeated by the U.F.O. candidate.

His wife predeceased him in October 1946, and his only survivors are nieces and nephews.

Mr. Allan rested at the home of his niece, Miss Margaret Allan, 66 Main Street East, Grimsby, where funeral services were held on Tuesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment was made in Fifty Cemetery, Winona.

Archdeacon Scovil conducted the service. Pallbearers were Malcolm Nelles, John Aikens, Gordon Metcalfe of Grimsby; Harold Lake and Earl Kenny, of Winona.


Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Obituaries
Date of Publication:
30 Dec 1948
Date Of Event:
25 Dec 1948
Last Name(s):
Allan
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.56631
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Grimsby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

Grimsby Public Library

18 Carnegie Lane

Grimsby Ontario

Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Allan, Thomas W. (Died on 25 Dec 1948)