Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.
Mayor John Badisher Fischer

Mayor John Badisher Fischer[1, 2]

Male 1852 - 1920  (67 years)

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  • Name John Badisher Fischer 
    Prefix Mayor 
    Born 25 Nov 1852  , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 1855  , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Naturalization 1868  [3
    Residence 1875  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Occupation 1879  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    butcher 
    Occupation 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Butcher 
    Residence 1881  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Catholic 
    Elected Office 1885  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Councillor - Waterloo 
    Elected Office 1887  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Councillor - Waterloo 
    Occupation 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Butcher 
    Residence 1891  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Roman Catholic 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Butcher 
    John B. Fischer's butcher shop
    John B. Fischer's butcher shop
    Butcher shop opened in 1874. 1913 and 1927 Vernon Directories list an Edgar J. Fischer, Butcher in this same location.
    Elected Office 1906  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Waterloo County Council 
    • Image from: 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906
    Waterloo County Council in 1906
    Waterloo County Council in 1906
    Image from: 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906
    Elected Office 1907  , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Warden for the County of Waterloo 
    Elected Office 1908  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mayor - Waterloo 
    Occupation 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Butcher, Shop 
    Residence 1911  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Roman Catholic 
    Elected Office 1912  Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mayor - Waterloo 
    Name John B. Fisher 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-42469 
    Died 4 Feb 1920  [7
    Buried Mount Hope Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I42469  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Joseph Fischer,   b. 1 Apr 1818, , Switzerland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1897, , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Zecilia "Cecilia" Metzger,   b. CALC 5 Apr 1815, , Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1892, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Family ID F31252  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catharine "Kate" Miller,   b. 10 Dec 1854, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1920, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1875  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 6
    Children 
     1. John Fisher,   b. 1875, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Edgar J. "Ed" Fischer,   b. 17 Feb 1876, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1944, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Charles Fischer,   b. 17 Sep 1877, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Dr. William Joseph Fischer,   b. 1 Feb 1879, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Aug 1920, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years)
     5. Berda Fisher,   b. 1880, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Matilda B. Fischer,   b. 9 Dec 1880, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1963  (Age 82 years)
     7. Caroline B. "Carrie" Fischer,   b. 4 Oct 1882, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1958  (Age 75 years)
     8. Herman Peter Fischer,   b. 28 May 1884, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Walter Frederick Fischer,   b. 14 Aug 1887, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Mar 1926, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years)
     10. John Fischer, Jr,,   b. 17 Apr 1892, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Mary Fischer,   b. 1895,   d. 1897  (Age 2 years)
     12. Colette K. Fischer,   b. 5 Mar 1897, Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Feb 1979  (Age 81 years)
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 
    Family ID F11036  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    John B. Fischer
    John B. Fischer
    Mayor of Waterloo and Warden of Waterloo County
    John B. Fischer
    John B. Fischer
    Mayor of Waterloo

  • Sources 
    1. [S7] News - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Berliner Journal (1859-1917), 22 Apr 1875.
      20 Apr 1875 By Rev. Dr. Funcken, C.R., Berlin, John Fischer of Waterloo was married to Katharina Miller of Bridgeport.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration, 019226-05.
      John Hertel, 29, Occ. Hotel Keeper, b. Waterloo Twp, Res. Waterloo, son of Isaac Hertel & Mary Jantz married Matilda Fischer, 24, b. Waterloo, Res. Waterloo, daughter of John Fischer & Carolina Miller, Witn: Henry Wilhelm & Carrie Fischer Both of Waterloo, 25 July 1905 in Waterloo

    3. [S135] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1901, Berlin (Town/Ville) D-1 Page 2.

    4. [S302] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1881, Waterloo Village 1881 Div. 1 Page 9.

    5. [S366] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1911, Div. 40 Page 5.

    6. [S1573] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo City - 1891, Section 3 Page 24.

    7. [S2173] Find A Grave, Cemetery, M., America, N., Municipality, W., & Cemetery, M. (1852). John Badisher Fischer (1852-1920) - Find A Grave... Retrieved 27 April 2020, from https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/62414497/john-badisher-fischer.

    8. [S655] z Vit - ON - Birth Registration, birth certificate 362626 (1879), Joseph William Fischer.
      Joseph William Fischer Date of Birth: 1 Feb 1879 Gender: Male Birth County: Waterloo Father's Name: John Fischer (butcher of Town of Waterloo) Mother's Name: Catharine Miller

    9. [S1629] Book - 100 Years of Progress in Waterloo County Canada Semi-Centennial Souvenir 1856-1906, 12.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Nov 1852 - , Switzerland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1855 - , Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1875 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Apr 1875 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - butcher - 1879 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Catholic - 1881 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo - 1885 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Councillor - Waterloo - 1887 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1891 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher - 1901 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Waterloo County Council - 1906 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Warden for the County of Waterloo - 1907 - , Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Mayor - Waterloo - 1908 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Butcher, Shop - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Roman Catholic - 1911 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsElected Office - Mayor - Waterloo - 1912 - Waterloo City, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount Hope Roman Catholic Cemetery, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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