...-1853 and Warden of Ontario County in 1853. He was Mayor of the Town of Whitby in 1855, September to December 1857, and in 1861. He was Reeve in 1856, 1859, 1860
, 1865, 1866 and 1868. He was Deputy Reeve in 1863-1864. He was a member of the Town Council for 13 years. James Rowe died at Whitby on January 28...
...William Laing was born at Morayshire, Scotland in 1819 and came to Whitby with his brother James in 1841. He was one of the town's leading business men and grain dealers in the 1850s and 1860
s. He was Reeve of Whitby in 1855 and Mayor in 1863-1864. From 1874 to 1880 he was Treasurer of Ontario...
"Mr. Laing and the Mayoralty," Whitby Chronicle, 18 Dec 1862, p. 2
"Presentation to N.W. Brown, mayor," Whitby Chronicle, 28 Dec 1865, p. 2
c.1860-1870, A black and white portrait photograph of James Herrie Gerrie. James Herrie Gerrie was born at Old Deer, Aberdeenshire, Scotland in 1822. He had managed a drug and stationery business in Stuartville, Scotland before coming to Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1843. He settled at Whitby, Ontario in...
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