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Charles Joseph Sylvanus "Syl" Apps
Male 1915 - 1998


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  • Birth  18 Jan 1915  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Honoured  1961 
    Hockey Hall of Fame 
    Elected Office  1963 
    MPP - for Kingston Ontario and Kingston and the Islands 
    • While still playing hockey, Apps ran for parliament in the 1940 federal election. He was a candidate in the riding of Brant for the National Government Party but lost to incumbent George Ernest Wood of the Liberals by 138 votes.
      Apps was a Progressive Conservative member of the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1963 to 1975. He represented the riding of Kingston from 1963 to 1967 and Kingston and the Islands from 1967 to 1975. He served as the Minister of Correctional Services from 1971 to 1974.
    Honoured  Order of Canada 
    Honoured  Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Syl and Molly Apps Research Centre name for him 
    Honoured  Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Syl Apps Community Centre in Paris named for him 
    Honoured  Oakville, Halton Regional Municipality, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Syl Apps Youth Centre in Oakville named for him 
    Honoured  1975 
    Canada's Sports Fall of Fame 
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    Died  24 Dec 1998  Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Honoured  2001  , Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    postage stamp 
    Name  Syl Apps 
    Name  Sylvanus Apps 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-111146 
    Buried  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I111146  Generations
    Last Modified  16 Apr 2019 

    Father  Ernest Overy Apps,   b. 28 Apr 1880, Brantford Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1931, Paris, Brant County, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Swan Wrigley,   b. 29 Dec 1877, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1970 
    Married  10 Jun 1908  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F272947  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary Josephine "Molly" Marshall,   b. 1914,   d. 1982 
    Family ID  F47748  Group Sheet

  • Photos
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2697] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge, Mount View Cemetery Internet Link.
      [West] Jean Yvonne APPS/ 1912-1992/ wife of/ Carson F. MORRISON/ 1902-1993/ Mary Josephine/ MARSHALL/ 1914-1982/ wife of/ Charles Joseph/ Sylvanus APPS/ 1915-1998/

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsHonoured - Syl and Molly Apps Research Centre name for him - - Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Dec 1998 - Kingston, Frontenac Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHonoured - postage stamp - 2001 - , Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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