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Mayor Henry Louis Janzen 

Mayor Henry Louis Janzen

Male 1844 - 1927

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  • Prefix  Mayor 
    Birth  27 Jun 1844  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  1852  , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Elected Office  1886  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    mayor - councillor - Kitchener 
    • Years Served: 1886-87, 1888-89®, 1890 (Mayor), 1893-95, 1896-97 (Deputy Reeve)
    Residence  1897  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation  1901  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Nurseryman 
    Residence  1906  270 King St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Misfortune  1927  [3
    automobile accident - broken thigh dies 5 days later 
    Died  19 Nov 1927  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cause: Senility-Fractured Thigh, 5 days 
    Hall of Fame - Waterloo Region  Bef 2012  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Name  H. L. Janzen 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-29269P 
    Buried  Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I29269  Generations
    Last Modified  13 Apr 2017 

    Family  Eliza M. Koppe,   b. 8 Sep 1851, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1916 
    Children 
     1. Charles Henry Janzen,   b. 9 Sep 1880, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Charlotte Mae Janzen,   b. 29 Jul 1883, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID  F184243  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Henry Louis Janzen
    Henry Louis Janzen
    from Waterloo Region Hall of Fame
    H. L. Janzen
    H. L. Janzen
    From: Official souvenir of the celebration of cityhood, July 17th 1912
    H. L. Janzen
    H. L. Janzen
    From: Official souvenir of the celebration of cityhood, July 17th 1912

  • Notes 
    • H. L. Janzen, Mayor 1890.

      Mr. H. L. Janzen, now President of the Board of Trade, has seen much active public service in Berlin. He tried his wings in a flight to the School . Board in 1885, and served six years. In 1886-7 he was a member of the town council. In 1888-9, he filled the positions of reeve and chairman of finance, also serving in the County Council. In 1890 he was elected mayor. Mr. Janzen is and always has been a town and city builder. During his term as mayor he organized the Berlin Piano Co. and has aided with time and means in securing many industries since. He is one of Canada's leading florists and possesses excellent business abilities.1a

      1aOfficial souvenir of the celebration of cityhood, July 17th 1912, Berlin, Ontario, The German Printing and Publishing Co

  • Sources 
    1. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, A-1 pg 12.

    2. [S340] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1911, Div. 32 Pg. 15.

    3. [S2555] News - ON, Waterloo, New Hamburg - New Hamburg Independent (1917 -, Henry L. Janzen Dies of Injuries - Nov 18 1927 pg 4.

    4. [S137] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1901, a-1 PG 12.

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

  • Event Map
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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 27 Jun 1844 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1852 - , Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - mayor - councillor - Kitchener - 1886 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1897 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Nurseryman - 1901 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1906 - 270 King St. W., Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Senility-Fractured Thigh, 5 days - 19 Nov 1927 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsHall of Fame - Waterloo Region - Bef 2012 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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