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  • Prominent Citizen, Soldier Passed Suddenly on Friday
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Oct 1952, p. 1,5     Lt.-Col. Frederick Garfield Kemp, D.S.O., M.C., died suddenly at his home, No. 8 highway east, on Friday last, in his 60th year. A veteran of the First World War, he had served in France with the 4th Canadian Infantry Battalion (the Mad Fourth), had been twice wounded in action, and ...
    Grimsby Independent, 23 Oct 1952, p. 1,5   Lt.-Col. Frederick Garfield Kemp, D.S.O., M.C., died suddenly at his home, No. ...
  • Grimsby Loses Very Estimable Citizen
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Feb 1953, p. 1,6     Sudden Passing of Peter Graham on Monday Afternoon was Great Shock to People of this District. In the sudden passing on Monday afternoon, of Peter Graham, 26 Livingston Avenue, Grimsby Town and North Grimsby Township lost one of its very finest citizens. A man who at all times had the ...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Feb 1953, p. 1,6   Sudden Passing of Peter Graham on Monday Afternoon was Great Shock to ...
  • Old Residents will Recall This Lady
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 3 Jan 1952, p. 1,8     The Independent is in receipt of the following article from Mrs. Wm. Rickel of Dayton, Ohio, which we believe will be of interest to a great many of the older residents of this district. Mabel Woolverton Mode: 4-29-1874 to 11-21-1951. I thought your paper might be interested in having information ...
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 3 Jan 1952, p. 1,8   The Independent is in receipt of the following article from Mrs. Wm. ...
  • Former Grimsby Man Dies in California
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Jul 1950, p. 1,8     (Los Angeles Examiner) - George G. Young, 74, former general manager and publisher of the Los Angeles Examiner, died suddenly, July 6th, in Manhattan Beach, where he had lived since his retirement 12 years ago. Mr. Young had been in good health and active, entertaining Saturday night at his home, ...
    Grimsby Independent, 27 Jul 1950, p. 1,8   (Los Angeles Examiner) - George G. Young, 74, former general manager and ...
  • Will be Remembered by Local Veterans
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 21 Nov 1951, p. 1     Dr. William Kirk Colbeck, 73, founder of the Colbeck Clinic and former president of the Ontario Medical Association, died Tuesday at Welland. He was a pioneer in radiology. During World War I he served as a captain in the 55th Canadian Field Ambulance and was wounded at Passchendaele. He was ...
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 21 Nov 1951, p. 1   Dr. William Kirk Colbeck, 73, founder of the Colbeck Clinic and former ...
  • Former Legislator Passes in Toronto
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 21 Nov 1951, p. 1,3     Robert Henry Kemp, well-known Beamsville fruit grower and Lincoln County representative in the Provincial House with the Farmers Progressive Party in 1923 and 1926, died Wednesday evening in Toronto in his 85th year. Born in the Upper Thirty District, Clinton Township, a son of the late Thomas and ...
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 21 Nov 1951, p. 1,3   Robert Henry Kemp, well-known Beamsville fruit grower and Lincoln County representative in ...
  • First Mayor of Grimsby Crosses the Great Divide
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 6 Dec 1951, p. 1,9     Grimsby's oldest living native-born on passed to his last reward in West Lincoln Memorial Hospital on Thursday morning last, in the person of ex-Mayor Charles Towler Farrell, at the age of 81 years. He was born in the then Township of Grimsby on Oct. 26th, 1870, a son of the ...
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 6 Dec 1951, p. 1,9   Grimsby's oldest living native-born on passed to his last reward in West ...
  • Prominent Winona Resident Passes On
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 13 Dec 1951, p. 1,3     For many years one of the most active men in the Niagara fruit growing industry, Joseph J. Smith, 70, of Winona, died at the Hamilton General Hospital last Friday. He was past president of the Ontario Fruit Growers' Association, past president of the Niagara District Grape Growers' ...
    Grimsby Independent (18851105), 13 Dec 1951, p. 1,3   For many years one of the most active men in the Niagara ...
  • Former Grimsby Boy Passes in Ireland
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Feb 1951, p. 1,8     The following article from the Hamilton, Bermuda Gazette, will be of interest to many people. The death occurred on Thursday, February 1st, at his home in Cork, Eire, of Mr. Gordon Hamilton Burland, the founder of the G.H.Burland Company, constructional engineers and building contractors. About ...
    Grimsby Independent, 15 Feb 1951, p. 1,8   The following article from the Hamilton, Bermuda Gazette, will be of interest ...
  • Judge J.G.S. Stanbury Dies - Served County 12 Years
    Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1951, p. 1,8     Was made a King's Counsel in 1935 - Appointed to Lincoln County Court Bench in Autumn of 1936 - He was also Juvenile Judge - Graduated from University of Toronto in 1896. Former Lincoln County judge, a prominent legal reformer and well-known citizen, Judge James George Stuart Stanbury, K.C., ...
    Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1951, p. 1,8   Was made a King's Counsel in 1935 - Appointed to Lincoln County ...
  • Prominent Buffalo Businessman Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1951, p. 1,4     Frederick A. VanDyke, native of Grimsby, had many interests in various parts of United States at one time. After a lingering illness of long duration, Frederick Arthur VanDyke, a native son of Grimsby and a prominent businessman of Buffalo, N.Y. passed away at his home on Saturday morning ...
    Grimsby Independent, 17 May 1951, p. 1,4   Frederick A. VanDyke, native of Grimsby, had many interests in various parts ...
  • Veteran Fruit Man Passes on Saturday
    Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1951, p. 1,8     Egbert M. Smith, of Winona, one of the Niagara Peninsula's best known fruit growers, died at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Grimsby, Saturday morning, in his 91st year. Born in Bartonville, the son of Ransom R. Smith, he had lived at Winona from the age of 2 months. Of United Empire ...
    Grimsby Independent, 14 Jun 1951, p. 1,8   Egbert M. Smith, of Winona, one of the Niagara Peninsula's best known ...
  • Prominent Liberal Passed Away Sunday
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1950, p. 1,10     Former president of the Ontario Liberal Association and ex-MPP for Lincoln county, Archibald Judson Haines, died Sunday in Wellesley Hospital, Toronto. He had been ill for some weeks. He was 72. Mr. Haines was elected to the provincial legislature in 1937 and gained province-wide prominence when ...
    Grimsby Independent, 28 Sep 1950, p. 1,10   Former president of the Ontario Liberal Association and ex-MPP for Lincoln county, ...
  • Ex-Mayor Bull Passes
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Mar 1950, p. 1     Citizens of Grimsby and district were deeply grieved on Tuesday to hear of the death, at his residence on Depot Street, of ex-Mayor Henry Bull. Deceased gentleman had been at business as usual on Friday last, but that night suffered a seizure from which he never recovered. Ex-Mayor Bull was ...
    Grimsby Independent, 16 Mar 1950, p. 1   Citizens of Grimsby and district were deeply grieved on Tuesday to hear ...
  • J. Ritchie McVicar Answers Sudden Summons of Maker
    j. Orlon Livingston, Grimsby Independent (18851105), 21 Feb 1952, p. 1,12     Suffered Seizure at his Home in Toronto Tuesday Afternoon - Came to Grimsby in 1923 to Become a Member of the Old Champion Peach Kings. With a suddenness that startled the whole town of Grimsby and the Township of North Grimsby came the news late on Tuesday afternoon of the ...
    j. Orlon Livingston, Grimsby Independent (18851105), 21 Feb 1952, p. 1,12   Suffered Seizure at his Home in Toronto Tuesday Afternoon - Came to ...
  • A Good Artisan Lays Away His Tools
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Mar 1953, p. 1     Adam McGregor Passes To The Beyond Early On Saturday Morning - He Was A Good Construction Man. Born and raised in Grimsby, and a well known and popular resident of this district all his life, passed away early on Saturday morning in the person of Adam McGregor. His demise came ...
    Grimsby Independent, 19 Mar 1953, p. 1   Adam McGregor Passes To The Beyond Early On Saturday Morning - He ...
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