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  • Flower lover meets death beneath wheels of coach
    Grimsby Independent, 10 Jun 1943, p. 1,7     Dr. Donald Clark struck down while crossing intersection of Paton and Main Streets - wheels pass over body. In his 81st year. Had practiced dentistry for 53 years - 22 years in Grimsby - great bowler and curler - tulips were his hobby. Grimsby district was greatly shocked and grieved ...
    Grimsby Independent, 10 Jun 1943, p. 1,7   Dr. Donald Clark struck down while crossing intersection of Paton and Main ...
  • Camby Wismer passes away
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1     Camby Wismer, who resigned as clerk and treasurer of Lincoln county last May after holding that office for 35 years, passed away Sunday at his home at Jordan. He was in his 72nd year. The late Mr. Wismer, who had been in failing health for more than a year, suffered ...
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Dec 1942, p. 1   Camby Wismer, who resigned as clerk and treasurer of Lincoln county last ...
  • Pioneer of Fruit District Crosses the Great Divide
    Grimsby Independent, 21 Oct 1948, p. 1,5     A long and useful life was ended last Friday evening with the death of Hon. E.D. Smith, 95, at his home, "Helderleigh", in Winona. One of the great pioneer builders of the Dominion of Canada, he was a member of the Canadian Senate for 32 years and was dean of ...
    Grimsby Independent, 21 Oct 1948, p. 1,5   A long and useful life was ended last Friday evening with the ...
  • Beloved Country M.D. Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 17 Feb 1949, p. 1,6     Less than a month after he was honoured for a life-time of devoted medical service in a sprawling district stretching from Jordan to Grimsby, Dr. A.H. Addy died Saturday morning in St. Joseph's Hospital. He was in his 80th year. It was on January 18 that Dr. Addy was to ...
    Grimsby Independent, 17 Feb 1949, p. 1,6   Less than a month after he was honoured for a life-time of ...
  • Former Grimsby Resident Famous Opera Star Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Mar 1949, p. 1,4     Note: The following article from The Dunnville Chronicle will be of much interest to a great many people in this district as Mme. Marie Harrison was a resident of Grimsby for a great number of years when her husband, the late C.W.Harrison, was Principal of the old Grimsby Grammar school ...
    Grimsby Independent, 3 Mar 1949, p. 1,4   Note: The following article from The Dunnville Chronicle will be of much ...
  • Well-Known Resident is Suddenly Called
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Apr 1948, p. 1,7     A native of London, Ontario, and former director of agricultural training in the United States Bureau of Education, at Washington, Chester D. Jarvis, Ph.D., died suddenly at his home, Kerman Avenue, Grimsby, on Thursday. In his 72nd year, he was born at London in 1876, a son of the late ...
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Apr 1948, p. 1,7   A native of London, Ontario, and former director of agricultural training in ...
  • Employee of Town Suddenly Stricken
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Apr 1948, p. 12     A well known employee of the Town of Grimsby, James Scott, town teamster, suffered a sudden seizure on Wednesday morning and passed away before medical aid could reach him. Deceased, along with Mike Sweet, was engaged in cutting down a tree on Murray Street when shortly before 11 o'clock he ...
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Apr 1948, p. 12   A well known employee of the Town of Grimsby, James Scott, town ...
  • Former Grimsby Man Passes in Florida
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Apr 1948, p. 1,10     Information received in Grimsby on Sunday night was to the effect that a former Grimsby resident, Stanley Patterson of Wintergarden, Fla., had suffered a heart seizure on Saturday night and passed away. As far as is known he was visiting with another old Grimsby boy, James Cloughley, at the time ...
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Apr 1948, p. 1,10   Information received in Grimsby on Sunday night was to the effect that ...
  • Death summons noted member of Mounties
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Nov 1947, p. 1,4     One of Canada's outstanding "Mounties" of his time, ex-Staff Sergeant Sydney G. Clay, R.C.M.P., died at his home in Grimsby Friday night in his 68th year, following a brief illness. A veteran of the South African War, he was born at Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England, on September 9, 1880, ...
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Nov 1947, p. 1,4   One of Canada's outstanding "Mounties" of his time, ex-Staff Sergeant Sydney G. ...
  • Senator Joseph J. Bench passed away on Tuesday
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Dec 1947, p. 1,7     Senator J. Joseph Bench, K.C., prominent St. Catharines barrister and youngest member of the Canadian Senate at his appointment 5 years ago, died suddenly at his home early Tuesday afternoon. He was in his 43rd year. Some years ago Senator Bench had been confined to his bed as the result ...
    Grimsby Independent, 11 Dec 1947, p. 1,7   Senator J. Joseph Bench, K.C., prominent St. Catharines barrister and youngest member ...
  • Walter West called home by His Maker
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Jan 1948, p. 1,3     Prominent Grimsby Businessman and Sportsman Stricken Suddenly On Friday Morning Last - 32 Years in Grimsby. A little black and gold plate Friday rested in the doorway of "West the Barber". The little card bearing the one word - Bereaved - was indeed a sincere message, and is how a ...
    Grimsby Independent, 22 Jan 1948, p. 1,3   Prominent Grimsby Businessman and Sportsman Stricken Suddenly On Friday Morning Last - ...
  • Prominent Manufacturer of Niagara Peninsula Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1948, p. 1,8     Ex-Mayor Arthur Hewson Had Been Ill For Some Months - Served Grimsby On The Last Village Council And As Mayor For Six Years And Latterly As A Water Commissioner - Began His Life Work In The Basket Industry In The Early 90's - Conducted A Great Amount of Experimental Work ...
    Grimsby Independent, 4 Mar 1948, p. 1,8   Ex-Mayor Arthur Hewson Had Been Ill For Some Months - Served Grimsby ...
  • Former Lincoln man Senator Michener dies
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Jun 1947, p. 1     Father of Ontario's Provincial Secretary in Upper chamber since 1918 - Well known in this district. Ottawa, June 16 - Hon. Edward Michener, 80, Progressive Conservative senator for Alberta, and former leader of the opposition in the Alberta Legislature, died at his home early today. His death ...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Jun 1947, p. 1   Father of Ontario's Provincial Secretary in Upper chamber since 1918 - Well ...
  • "Mayor of Little Places" Crosses the Great Divide
    Grimsby Independent, 27 May 1948, p. 1,8     Andrew D. Clarke, native son of Grimsby suffers sudden seizure - Became one of Canada's greatest radio personalities through his "Neighborly News" Broadcast - had been equally as well known as a newspaperman. All Ontario was saddened and shocked on Wednesday night and early on Thursday morning ...
    Grimsby Independent, 27 May 1948, p. 1,8   Andrew D. Clarke, native son of Grimsby suffers sudden seizure - Became ...
  • Prominent in Fruit Industry Many Years
    Grimsby Independent, 2 Sep 1948, p. 1,9     For many years one of the most prominent men in the fruit industry of Ontario, as well as in general activities for the advancement of this area, Charles William Franklin (Frank) Carpenter, of Grimsby, died at St. Joseph's Hospital, Hamilton, on Thursday last. In his 82nd year, he was born ...
    Grimsby Independent, 2 Sep 1948, p. 1,9   For many years one of the most prominent men in the fruit ...
  • Death Calls Old Soldier
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Dec 1948, p. 21,22     Owen Teeter, Grimsby born man, a casualty of World War One has been confined to military hospitals since 1918 - Enlisted from western Canada - "Lost" by family for many years. In Canadian military hospitals ever since coming back to Canada as a casualty of World War 1, in 1918, ...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Dec 1948, p. 21,22   Owen Teeter, Grimsby born man, a casualty of World War One has ...
  • Retired Police Official Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Sep 1946, p. 1,3     One of the most popular police officials who ever served the people of Grimsby passed to his last reward on Tuesday morning in the person of James Marvin Wentworth, at the home of his granddaughter, Mrs. Ralph Locke, Clinton township. Deceased gentleman was born in Grimsby 73 years, 3 months ...
    Grimsby Independent, 5 Sep 1946, p. 1,3   One of the most popular police officials who ever served the people ...
  • Ex-Ald. Farewell Crosses Divide
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Feb 1945, p. 1,8     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 1 Feb 1945, p. 1,8   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Prominent Grimsby Citizen Crosses the Great Divide
    Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1945, p. 1,7     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1945, p. 1,7   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
  • Young Girl Loses Life in the Lake
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Jun 1945, p. 1,7     Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Jun 1945, p. 1,7   Newspaper located at the Grimsby Museum...
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