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

Oliver Clayton Bricker

Male 1900 - 1992  (91 years)


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  • Name Oliver Clayton Bricker 
    Born 29 Dec 1900  Elgin, , Manitoba, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Military WW1 - Canadian Expeditionary Force and served at Vimy Ridge. 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-75245 
    Died 29 Jan 1992  Lethbridge, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Mountain View Cemetery, Lethbridge, , Alberta, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I75245  Generations
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2021 

    Father Oliver S. Bricker,   b. 12 Apr 1857, Blenheim Twp., Oxford Co., Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1924, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Maria H. Sherk,   b. 15 Sep 1867, Wilmot Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Mar 1945  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F19701  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Memorable Manitobans: Oliver Clayton Bricker (1900-1992)
      Educator.

      Born at Elgin, Manitoba on 29 December 1900, son of Oliver Snyder Bricker and Maria Shirk, he was educated at New Dundee, Ontario and the Winnipeg Normal School. Late in the First World War, he enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force and served at Vimy Ridge. Returning from military service, he worked as a teacher, serving as the Principal of Woodnorth School (1937-1938), Altamont School (1939-1940), Ninette School (1940-1942), and Holmfield School (1942-1943). He later worked for the National Film Board of Canada. On 8 October 1927, he married Rachelle Verkinder in the RM of Lakeview. They had no children. He died at Lethbridge, Alberta on 29 January 1992 and was buried in the family plot of the Mountain View Cemetery at Lethbridge.

      Sources:
      Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

      1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

      Attestation papers, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Library and Archives Canada.

      Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

      Obituary, The Lethbridge Herald, 30 January 1992, page D4.

      This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

      Page revised: 10 May 2013

      Goldsborough, G. (2019). Memorable Manitobans: Oliver Clayton Bricker (1900-1992). Mhs.mb.ca. Retrieved 9 June 2019, from https://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/bricker_oc.shtml

  • Sources 
    1. [S230] Census - Manitoba - 1901, Whitehead, Brandon pg 3.

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 29 Dec 1900 - Elgin, , Manitoba, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jan 1992 - Lethbridge, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mountain View Cemetery, Lethbridge, , Alberta, Canada Link to Google Earth
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