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Wilfred McLeod Switzer[1, 2, 3]

Male 1898 - 1988


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  • Name  Wilfred McLeod Switzer 
    Born  22 Dec 1898  Wilfred, Brock, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1901  Brock Twp., Durham, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census  1911  Wilfred, Brock, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died  11 Nov 1988  High River, Div. 6, AB, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  Highwood Cemetery, High River, Div. 6, AB, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • Wilfred McLeod Switzer was born in Wilfred, Georgina Twp., ON, Canada. He had a beautiful tenor voice. As a boy soprano, he sang in Massey Hall, Toronto, and it is quite possible that had his father lived, he might have made a career in music.

      Post Offices and Postmasters
      Name of office: Kathyrn
      Federal Electoral District:
      Bow River

      East Calgary (Alberta )
      Dates:
      Establishment
      re-openings Closings
      1919-01-01
      Postmaster Information:
      Name of postmaster Wilfred McLeod Switzer
      Military status OAS
      Date of birth
      Date of appointment 1928-04-02
      Date of vacancy 1932-01-05
      Cause of vacancy Resignation
      Additional Information:
      Store
      SE 1/4 Sec. 16, Twp. 26, R. 27, W4M - 1919-01-01
      SE Sec. 16, Twp. 26, R. 27, W4M - 1920-09-29, 1926-05-29, 1928-02-08
      Mail route - Kathyrn-Railway Station (C.N.)
    Person ID  I1863  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  26 Aug 2012 

    Father  John M. Switzer,   b. 4 Mar 1867, Pefferlaw, York, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1913, Wilfred, Brock, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Susan Georgina Chapman,   b. 13 Aug 1862,   d. Apr 1953, Wilfred, Brock, ON, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F665  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Clara Margaret Metz,   b. 11 Apr 1902, High River, Div. 6, AB, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   bur. Highwood Cemetery, High River, Div. 6, AB, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Jun 1922 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Raymond John Switzer,   b. 1924,   d. 2 Apr 1977, Medicine Hat, Div. 1, AB, CANADA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Living
     4. Geraldine Joyce Switzer,   b. 3 Jan 1927, Kathryn, AB, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 2004, Yuma, AZ, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F690  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 22 Dec 1898 - Wilfred, Brock, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - Brock Twp., Durham, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1911 - Wilfred, Brock, ON, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 11 Nov 1988 - High River, Div. 6, AB, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Birth Certificates
    Wilfred McCleod Switzer
    Wilfred McCleod Switzer

    Attestation Papers WW1
    Attestation Papers WWI<br/>Wilfred McLeod Switzer
    Attestation Papers WWI
    Wilfred McLeod Switzer


  • Sources 
    1. [S6] B. Wesley Switzer.

    2. [S28] 1901 Canadian Census.

    3. [S30] 1911 Canadian Census.

    4. [S40] Registry of Births, Ontario.