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Wayne Arthur Hawkes (1943 - 1997)

Obituary Hawkes, Wayne Arthur - 54 - Amherst, died July 3, 1997, at his home in Fort Lawrence. Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Orland and Clissie Alice (Dobson) Hawkes. He was employed ...

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The Honourable Andrew Graham Balenden Bannatyne (1829 - 1889)

ANDREW GRAHAM BALLENDEN BANNATYNE (1829-1889) is the son of James Bannatyne and his wife, Eliza Balenden. He was born on 31 October 1829 and his baptism was registered at South Ronaldsay, one of the ...

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George Ritchie Starke (1856 - d.)

Commenced commercial career with Wm. Smith & Sons; has been secretary-treasurer Dom. Transportation Co. since its formation, 1883. A director Can. Transfer Co. One of the promoters The Starke Hardware ...

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Captain James FitzGibbon (British Army) MP (1780 - 1863)

James FitzGibbon (16 November 1780 – 10 December 1863) was a British soldier and hero of the War of 1812. Born to Garrett (Gerald) FitzGibbon and Mary Widenham in Glin, County Limerick, Irel...

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Sir Æmilius Irving (1823 - 1916)

From the Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online: IRVING, Sir ÆMILIUS, lawyer and politician; b. 24 March 1823 in Leamington (Royal Leamington Spa), England, son of Jacob Æmilius Irvi...

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Sir Sandford Fleming (1827 - 1915)

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Joseph Thayendanegea "Thayendanegea" Brant, Mohawk Chief MP (1743 - 1807)

Joseph Brants tomb A GREAT BOOK TO READ ABOUT JOSEPH BRANT IS "Joseph Brant - King of the Mohawks" by Jonathan Bolton and Claire Wilson Brant is his Step Fathers Last Name Last words were "If y...

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Sir Mackenzie Bowell, Jr., 5th Canadian Prime Minister (1823 - 1917)

Brief Biography: Sir Mackenzie Bowell , 1823-1917, Canadian prime minister, b. Rickinghall, Suffolk, England in 1823. Emigrated to Canada in 1832. A leader of the Protestant and English interests in Ca...

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Sir Robert Laird Borden, Prime Minister of Canada (1854 - 1937)

Sir Robert Laird Borden, PC, GCMG, KC (June 26, 1854 – June 10, 1937) was a Canadian lawyer and politician. He served as the eighth Prime Minister of Canada from October 10, 1911 to July 10, 1...

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Tecumseh MP (c.1768 - 1813)

The Ric Burns documentary, "Tecumseh's Vision: We Shall Remain" (first aired Oct 2009) can be viewed here: Tecumseh (properly Tikamthi or Tecumtha: 'One who passes across intervening space from o...

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Richard Bedford Bennett, 1st Viscount Bennett and 11th Prime Minister of Canada (1870 - 1947)

Canadian lawyer, businessman, politician, and philanthropist. He served as the 11th Prime Minister of Canada from August 7, 1930, to October 23, 1935, during the worst of the Great Depression years. Fo...

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