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Mayor William Daniel Brill
Male 1888 - 1966


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  • Prefix  Mayor 
    Birth  30 Apr 1888  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender  Male 
    Religion  1891  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Lutheran 
    Occupation  1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Cutter, Cuff & Collar Factory 
    Religion  1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Lutheran 
    Business  1918  Waterloo Shirt Co., Waterloo City, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • founded the Waterloo Shirt Co. with A.E. Sanderson, whose interest was acquired by Brill when Sanderson died in 1924. In 1927 the company employed about 20 people and produced about 4000 dozen shirts a year. It was later known as the Butler Shirt Co., Waterloo
    Elected Office  1922  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Councillor - Waterloo City 
    Elected Office  1924  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Councillor - Waterloo County 
    Elected Office  1924  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Deputy Reeve - Waterloo City 
    Elected Office  1926  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mayor - Waterloo City 
    Elected Office  1937  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Councillor - Waterloo City 
    Elected Office  1939  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Councillor - Waterloo County 
    Elected Office  1939  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Reeve - Waterloo City 
    Elected Office  1939  , Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Warden - Waterloo County 
    Elected Office  1941  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Mayor - Waterloo City 
    Name  Pete Brill 
    Name  W. D. Brill 
    Residence  79 Moore St., Waterloo, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-44536 
    Died  1966 
    Buried  Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I44536  Generations
    Last Modified  24 Oct 2017 

    Father  Peter Brill,   b. 11 Dec 1851, New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother  Caroline Schmidt,   b. 6 Sep 1851, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  25 Sep 1886  New Hamburg, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F11582  Group Sheet

    Family  Adeline Dotzert,   b. 10 Jun 1887, North Easthope Twp., Perth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1973 
    Family ID  F22020  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    William Daniel Brill
    William Daniel Brill
    image from Find A Grave 2013

  • Notes 
    • William Daniel Brill, was born in Waterloo on April 30, 1888. He is proprietor and manager of the Waterloo Shirt Company. He served the town as member of the Town Planning Commission in 1921, and six years in the town council, two as councillor and two as deputy reeve. In 1926 he was elected Mayor which office he now holds, being returned by accalamation for 19271a

      1aWaterloo Chronicle Confederation Number, Sixty Years of Progress in Canada

  • Sources 
    1. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Waterloo (Town/Ville) D-6 Page 10.

    2. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 42 Page 3.

    3. [S1592] Census - ON, Waterloo, Berlin - 1891, Section 1 Page 44.

    4. [S1450] Waterloo County Councillors A Collective Biography.

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 30 Apr 1888 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1891 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Cutter, Cuff & Collar Factory - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Lutheran - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo City - 1922 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo County - 1924 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Deputy Reeve - Waterloo City - 1924 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Mayor - Waterloo City - 1926 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo City - 1937 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo County - 1939 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Reeve - Waterloo City - 1939 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Warden - Waterloo County - 1939 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Mayor - Waterloo City - 1941 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 79 Moore St., Waterloo, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Cemetery, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
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