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PH3926 - Obituary for Thomas S. Graham

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CA BWGPL VS-1900-PH3926


Obituary for Thomas S. Graham


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Source : The Bradford Witness and South Simcoe News
Media Type : Newspaper Article
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Circa : 1902
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Description : Born in Brock, Ontario, in 1837, the oldest son of seven children.
Came to Bradford in 1854 as an apprentice for Thomas Wallace, harness-maker.
Went to America, but returned and partnered with Wilson Scott to buy out the shop of Mr. John Davidson, a partnership that lasted 49 years.
Married Anne Driffill on March 25, 1868.
Had seven children, four of whom are still living: Harvey, Charles, Victor, and Mrs. T.W.W. Evans.
In 1891, sold their business to Mr. E.P. Snow.
Was then appointed to the Clerkship of the Second Division Court, which he held until his death.
Was a member of the: Bench of Magistrates, High School Board, Public Library Board, and the Agricultural Society.
Was the Reeve of Bradford for nine years.
Died of pernicious anaemia.
Age: 66 years.
Interred in Mount Pleasant.

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