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John Stanley Knapp 

John Stanley Knapp

Male 1891 - 1967

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  • Birth  15 Aug 1891  Montague Township, Lanark Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender  Male 
    Elected Office  1956  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Warden for the County of Waterloo 
    Died  26 Jun 1967  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Hall of Fame - Waterloo Region  Bef 2012  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    breeder and politician 
    Name  J. S. Knapp 
    Name  Stanley Knapp 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-127984 
    Buried  Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID  I127984  Generations
    Last Modified  14 Aug 2017 

    Family  Emily Elizabeth Taylor,   b. 9 Mar 1893, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 May 1967 
    Children 
     1. Norman Stanley Knapp,   b. 14 May 1923, Of, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1924
    Family ID  F40733  Group Sheet

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    John Stanley Knapp
    John Stanley Knapp
    John Stanley Knapp in 1952
    John Stanley Knapp in 1952

  • Notes 
    • Ex-County Warden, Stanley Knapp Dies

      GALT-J. Stanley Knapp of RR 4, Galt, died last night at South Waterloo Hospital, Galt. He was 75. Mr. Knapp was born at Montague Township, Lanark County, and had resided in the Galt area since 1914. He was the Waterloo County agricultural representative from 1914 to 1924.

      He then took up farming and was widely known in pure-bred livestock circles as an Ayrshire and Holstein cattle breeder. He was a pioneer in agricultural short course programs which led to the organization of the Junior Farmers group and the local school fairs. He was the first secretary of Ayrshire Breeders Association, an office he held for 29 years.

      He was reeve of North Dumfries Township in 1955 and was county warden in 1956. He was an active member of Wesley United Church and was a former Sunday school super-intendent and also a church elder. At the time of his death he was an honorary church elder.

      He was predeceased by his wife, the former Emily Elizabeth Taylor. on May 29 of this year. Surviving is one son, Wallace J. of RR 2, Galt; two daughters, Mrs. Murray (Dorothy) McRae of Denfield, Ont.. and Mrs. John (Audrey) Gillespie. of RR 5, Galt: one sister. Mrs. Cecil (Gertrude) Barbour of Wellesley and 12 grandchildren. The body is at the Little Funeral Home. Funeral arrangements will be announced later.1a

      1aThe K-W Record 27 Jun 1967

  • Sources 
    1. [S122] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Mount View CC#4495 Internet Link .
      Knapp/ in loving memory of/ John Stanley Knapp/ Aug. 15, 1891-June 26, 1967/ his wife/ Emily Elizabeth Taylor/ Mar. 9, 1893-May 29, 1967/ Norman Stanley infant son/ May 14, 1923-Jan. 14, 1924

    2. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), 27 Jun 1967 - Obituary of J. Stanley Knapp.

    3. [S220] Waterloo Region Hall of Fame Waterloo Region Hall of Fame.

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    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Warden for the County of Waterloo - 1956 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Jun 1967 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHall of Fame - Waterloo Region - breeder and politician - Bef 2012 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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