Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Roydon MacFarlane Barbour

Male 1896 - 1970  (73 years)


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  • Name Roydon MacFarlane Barbour 
    Born 5 Apr 1896  Fredericton, York Co., New Brunswick Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Employer University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Military WW2 - 25th Nova Scotia Battalion  [1
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-215710P 
    Died 16 Mar 1970  Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I215710  Generations
    Last Modified 16 Jul 2019 

    Family Helen Louise "Louise" Blogg,   b. 21 Oct 1891, , York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1983, Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Children 
     1. Robert MacFarlane Barbour
    Last Modified 17 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F232966  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsEmployer - - University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Mar 1970 - Toronto, York Co., Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • U. of W. Marketing Centre Founder Dies

      ROYDON M. BARBOUR …marketing pioneer Roydon M. Barbour, 73, found of the centre for continuing studies in marketing at the University of Waterloo, died Monday at the Toronto General Hospital where he had been for a month. Mr. Barbour was one of Canada's best-known marketing and advertising pioneers having served for more than 50 years in various capacities. In recent years he lived in Waterloo where he was director of university's marketing centre. There he organized short courses for marketing and sales personnel from all over Canada. He retired last July and moved back to Toronto where he continued to represent the centre in arranging workshops for the Toronto area. A native of Fredericton, N.B., he started his career after the First World War in which he served with the 25th Nova Scotia Battalion. He was awarded the Military Cross. Early in the university's history he conducted marketing courses for the extension department and this led to the development of the marketing centre in the early '60s. He was founder and past president of the Advertising and Sales Club of Toronto and was ??? two years as international vice-chairman of NSE He was a winner of the first silver medal awarded by the Association of Canadian Advertisers to a member of the graphic arts for outstanding contribution to advertising in Canada. Surviving are his wife, the former Louise Blogg; a son, Robert, in Waterloo, and two daughters, Mrs. Gordon Mitchell (Beverley) of Toronto and ???


      The Kitchener-Waterloo Record Mar 17 1970.

      Comments: The end of the obituary was cutoff. There are ??? 's for the areas that are missing.

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      His wife: Henrietta Louise (Blogg) b.1891, d.1983
      His oldest daughter: Helen Louise Ryder b.1924 living (Fresno, California)
      second oldest daughter: Beverly Ann Mitchell (North York)
      Son: Robert MacFarlane (Waterloo)

  • Sources 
    1. [S74] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener-Waterloo Record (1948-1994), Obituary of Robert (Bob) Bambury - 14 Jul 1994.