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Presentation of keys for car to the Victorian Order of Nurses, October 1947 
Image  October 24, 1947,   A black and white photograph of Mayor William Davidson (left) presenting the keys to Mrs. Frank Wells (right), President of the Victorian Order of Nurses. In the centre is the VON nurse who used the car, Miss Julia Myers. The picture was taken in front of Donald Motor Sales in Whitby. A branch...
Ontario Premier William Davis at Whitby Rotary Club, August 1980 
Image  August 7, 1980,   A black and white photograph of Ontario Premier William Grenville ("Bill") Davis at the Whitby Rotary Club. From left to right: Walter Beath (Chairman of Durham Region); William Davis; William D. Winter (President of Rotary Club); George Ashe (MPP, Durham West); Jim Gartshore (Mayor of Whitby);...
Ontario Premier William Davis at Whitby Rotary Club, August 1980 
Image  August 7, 1980,   A black and white photograph of Ontario Premier William Grenville ("Bill") Davis at the Whitby Rotary Club. From left to right: William Davis; William D. Winter (President of Rotary Club); George Ashe (MPP, Durham West); Jim Gartshore (Mayor of Whitby); Charles Rycroft
Ontario Premier William Davis at Whitby Rotary Club, August 1980 
Image  August 7, 1980,   A black and white photograph of Ontario Premier William Grenville ("Bill") Davis at the Whitby Rotary Club. From left to right: Walter Beath (Chairman, Region of Durham); William Davis; Jim Gartshore (Mayor, Town of Whitby); George Ashe (MPP, Durham West)
James Rowe, c.1867 
Image  c.1867,   A black and white portrait photograph of James Rowe. James Rowe was born on October 20, 1799 near Montreath, Queen's County, Ireland. He came to Canada in 1824 and built piers and warehouses at Port Whitby in 1843 -1844. In 1849 he formed James Rowe & Co., a grain shipping business at Port...
James Wallace, c.1858 
Image  c.1858,   A black and white portrait photograph of James Wallace. James Wallace was born in Kincardineshire, Scotland on March 3, 1814 and came to Whitby before 1840. He was a businessman who worked as a contractor, newspaper editor and owner of a soap works and clock factory. He organized and financed...
John Ham Perry, 1877 
Image  1877,   A black and white print of John Ham Perry. John Ham Perry was born on April 26, 1827 at Ernestown, Lennox & Addington Counties, Upper Canada and came to Whitby in 1836. In 1854 he was Reeve of Whitby Township. He was Deputy Reeve of the Town of Whitby in 1856, 1865, 1866 and Reeve of the town of...
Dr. R.J. Gunn, c.1900 
Image  c.1900,   A black and white print of Dr. Robert John Gunn. Dr. Robert John Gunn was born on February 14, 1815 at Caithness, Scotland. He came to Canada in the autumn of 1842 and settled in Whitby where he was a physician and surgeon for 58 years. He was mayor of Whitby in 1862 and 1867-1868. He died at...
William Laing, c.1860 
Image  c.1860,   A black and white print of William Laing. 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 1860s. He was Reeve of Whitby in 1855 and Mayor in 1863-1864. From...
Nicholas Wood Brown, 1877 
Image  1877,   A black and white print of Nicholas Wood Brown. Nicholas Wood Brown was born in Whitby Township on August 8, 1821. He farmed until he was eighteen years old and learned the carpenter and joiners trade. He started out as a manufacturer of buggies and crom c.1852 and 1883 he was the proprietor of...
George Young Smith, 1877 
Image  1877,   A black and white print of George Young Smith. George Young Smith was born in Nova Scotia on July 26, 1833 and came to Whitby in 1849. He started in life as a teacher and taught in a number of Whitby's Public Schools. He graduated in law from the University of Toronto in 1864 and was a partner...
James Holden, 1877 
Image  1877,   A black and white print of James Holden. James Holden was born on February 29, 1828 at Markham, Ontario and was engaged in mercantile business there until 1857 when he moved to Prince Albert, a village south of Port Perry. In Prince Alber he published a newspaper called the North Ontario...
Major Harper, c.1875 
Image  c.1875,   A black and white photograph of Major Harper. Major Harper was born in Whitby on November 1, 1835. Throughout his life he worked as a carpenter and builder of woodworking machinery. In 1853 Mr. Harper and Stephen Gross established the Whitby Planing Mill and Sash Factory at the south west corner...
Jeremiah Long, 1893 
Image  1893,   A black and white print of Jeremiah Long. Jeremiah Long was born in Pickering Township on september 6, 1839. For fifteen years he managed a large farm. In 1872 he began buying grain from Chester Draper and after Mr. Draper's death in 1876 Jeremiah Long succeeded him in the grain and produce...
John Blow, 1889 
Image  1889,   A black and white print of John Blow. John Blow was born in Humberstone, Lincolnshire, England on November 13, 1819. After leaving school he farmed with his father and then went to Hull, England to learn the business of shipping clerk, wharfenger and warehouse man with the Hull Dock Co. In 1854...
James Rutledge, c.1890 
Image  c.1890,   A black and white print of James Rutledge. James Rutledge was born on July 12, 1842 in Darlington Township. He was educated at Bowmanville High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) from the University of Toronto in 1864. From 1869 - 1882 James Rutledge was a partner with J.E....
Andrew Miller Ross, c.1875 
Image  c.1875,   A black and white print of Andrew Miller Ross. Andrew Miller Ross was born at Edinburgh, Scotland on October 9, 1851 and came to Whitby in 1856. As a young man he moved to Rockford, Illinois where he was married in 1875. He returned to Whitby about 1879 where he worked as a dry goods merchant...
Andrew Miller Ross, c.1900 
Image  c.1900,   A black and white print of Andrew Miller Ross. Andrew Miller Ross was born at Edinburgh, Scotland on October 9, 1851 and came to Whitby in 1856. As a young man he moved to Rockford, Illinois where he was married in 1875. He returned to Whitby about 1879 where he worked as a dry goods merchant...
Andrew Miller Ross, 1926 
Image  June 25, 1926,   A black and white photograph of Andrew Miller Ross. In this picture Mr. Ross is standing on a dock at Lake of Bays, Bigwin Island, Muskoka, where he was attending a public utilities convention. Andrew Miller Ross was born at Edinburgh, Scotland on October 9, 1851 and came to Whitby in 1856. As a...
Ezekiel Richard Blow, 1903 
Image  1903,   A black and white print of Ezekiel Richard Blow. Ezekiel Richard Blow was born at Whitby on February 6, 1860. As a young man he entered his father's coal and wood business at Port Whitby and took over the business when his father retired. He was also a ticket agent for the Canadian Pacific...
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