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William G. Johnson
Male 1886 - 1972


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  • Birth  1886  Stoney, Stratford, , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Elected Office  1959  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Reeve of Hespeler 
    Honoured  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    W. G. Johnson Swimming Pool names in his honour 
    Military  WW1 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-162254 
    Died  26 May 1972 
    Buried  New Hope Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I162254  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

  • Notes 
    • WILLIAM G. JOHNSON 1886-1972

      Married: Albertha Howlett

      William George Johnson was born in Stoney Stratford, England and came to Canada in 1902. He was a veteran of World War I serving overseas in the medical corps. Mr. Johnson was a member of the Hespeler branch of the Royal Canadian Legion, a member of the Hespeler town council from 1950 to 1958 and served as Hespeler's reeve from 1959 to 1968. W. G. Johnson swimming pool is named in his honour. Mr. Johnson died on May 26, 1972 and is buried in New Hope Cemetery.

      Source: Obituary Galt Evening Reporter Saturday May 27, 19721a

      1aCambridge Mosaic, Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [used with kind permission of Jim Quantrell]

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 1886 - Stoney, Stratford, , England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve of Hespeler - 1959 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHonoured - W. G. Johnson Swimming Pool names in his honour - - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - New Hope Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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