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Edgar Joseph Bauer 

Edgar Joseph Bauer

Male 1888 - 1959

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  • Birth  10 Feb 1888  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Manager, Button Factory 
    Religion  1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Roman Catholic 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-43353 
    Died  20 Mar 1959  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  Y  [3
    Person ID  I43353  Generations
    Last Modified  22 Aug 2013 

    Father  Aloysius Bauer,   b. 30 Jun 1861, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Nov 1925, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Magdelena Kuntz,   b. 14 Feb 1864, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1929, Coral Gables, Miami-Dade, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Oct 1885  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F11326  Group Sheet

    Family  Alice Bertha Hayes,   b. 16 Jun 1889, Linwood, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1971 
    Children 
     1. Rita Bauer
     2. Therese Bauer
     3. Margaret Bauer
     4. Mayor Frank N. Bauer,   b. Abt 1900, of, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1967
     5. Robert Theodore Bauer,   b. 16 Feb 1915, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Sep 1964, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Eugene R. Bauer,   b. 1917-1918, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1967, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Raymond Aloysius Bauer,   b. 1919-1920, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Dec 2001, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Mary W. Bauer,   b. 27 Apr 1919,   d. 20 Oct 2013
     9. Jerome F. Bauer,   b. 1921-1922, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1982, Toronto, York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Alice M. Bauer,   b. 8 Jan 1923, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jun 1999, Drayton, Wellington Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Rev William David Bauer,   b. 2 Nov 1924, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1988, Goderich, Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  15 Jun 2008 
    Family ID  F25408  Group Sheet

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    Edgar Joseph Bauer
    Edgar Joseph Bauer

  • Notes 
    • Well known in Twin City business and sports circles, Edgar Jacob Bauer, 71, of 675 Dunbar Rd., died today at St. Mary's Hospital. He had been in failing health since early January.

      Mr. Bauer was identified with Bauers Ltd. Waterloo, for more than 50 years, during which time he served as President and general manager for many years and latterly as chairman of the board. Mr Bauer was also president of Globe Furniture Company Ltd. Waterloo, and of the Waterloo Fire Insurance Company, Waterloo. His connection with the Insurance firm dates back to 1925 when he was named a director. He was president of the Waterloo Mutual firm since 1949 until the time of his death.

      Mr. Bauer continued a family tradition of public service. He was a Waterloo Alderman from 1922 to 1925. A member of the Waterloo Separate School Board, he also served on the advisory boards of St. Mary's Hospital, St. Jerome's College and the Carmel of St. Joseph, Kitchener. A former president of the Waterloo Chapter of St. Jerome's College Alumni, he was recently appointed honorary chairman of the Bishop of Hamilton Diocesan charity campaign.

      Mr. Bauer served as commissioner on the Waterloo Public Utilities Commission from 1947 to 1950 when he retired from public life. A past president of the Waterloo Board of Trade, he was also a member of the Canadian Manufacturers Association and the Waterloo Young Men's Club. Taking an active interest in hockey and baseball in Waterloo for many years, he served in various executive capacities in sporting organizations. Mr. Bauer served in numerous capacities in the interests of church institutions and societies and education. He was a charter member of Kitchener Council Knights of Columbus and the Holy Name Society. He was also a member of the League of the Sacred Heart.

      On May 7, 1957, he was made a knight commander of St. Sylvester by the late Pope Pius XII. Born Feb. 10, 1888, in Kitchener (then Berlin), he was the son of the late Aloyes Bauer and the Former Magdalena Kuntz. A resident of Waterloo most of his life, he moved to Kitchener a year ago. For many years a member of St. Louis RC Church Waterloo, he was lately a member of St. John's RC Church Kitchener.

      His Marriage to the former Alice Bertha Hayes took place in Waterloo Sept 11, 1912. She survives. Other survivors are six sons, Frank N., Raymond A., and Jerome F. of Waterloo, Robert T. and Eugene R. of Kitchener and Rev. David W. Bauer on the teaching staff of St. Michael's High School Toronto. Also Five daughters, Mrs. E. P. (Mary) Freiburger, Mrs. James (Rita) Huck and Mrs. Joseph (Margaret) Laudenbach, all of Kitchener; Mrs. C. E. (Alice) Schalmz of Preston, and Mrs. Thomas (Therese) Dillon of Levittown N. Y. Two brothers H. A. and J. H. Bauer both of Waterloo, four sisters Antoinette and Lucia Bauer both of Waterloo, Sister M. (Sophia) Stanislaus of St. Joseph's Motherhouse London, Ontario, Thirty nine grandchildren survive. He was predeceased by a sister, Mrs Roman (Rose) Sehl of Waterloo and two brothers Lieut. Wilfred Bauer and Harold Bauer both of Waterloo.

      The body is at the Walsh Funeral Home, Waterloo, where the rosary will be recited Sunday at 8 p.m. Prayers will be said at the funeral home Monday at 9:30 a.m. Removal will be made to St. John's RC Church for reguiem high mass at 10 a.m.. Burial will be in Kitchener Mount Hope Cemetery. Donations to the Carmelite Sisters, Kitchener, or the New Dawn School for Retarded Children will be accepted as tokens of sympathy1a

      1aThe Kitchener-Waterloo Record, 23 Mar 1959

  • Sources 
    1. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Canada. Department of Agriculture, (1901, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d.), 1843584., Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-3 Page 12.

    2. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Canada. Department of Agriculture, (1911, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada, n.d), 2418531, 2418532., Div.  43 Pg.  2.

    3. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), (Kitchener, Ontario, Canada), 23 Mar 1959 - Obituary of Edgar Jacob Bauer.

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 10 Feb 1888 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Manager, Button Factory - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Roman Catholic - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 20 Mar 1959 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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