George H.Dawson, 1888-1955
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George Dawson was born near Guelph, Ont., the son of Henry Dawson and Louise Steele. They had five children, three sons and two daughters. He married Mary MacBeath and they had one child, a daughter. In 1919 he came to Milton and purchased a hardware business from M. E. Nixon. In 1922 he married his second wife, Annie Dell Nixon. Mr. and Mrs. Dawson had no family. He continued in business in Milton and took an active part in local affairs. He was a Town Councillor and Mayor. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church. He died in 1955 and was survived by his wife and daughter Marjorie (Mrs. Harold Magee). He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario.
Notes
SCAN ONLY. For further information, see "Milton Area Biographies" by Alex Cooke.
Date Of Event
c.1940
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Local identifier
5935
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.51681 Longitude: -79.88294
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L9T 2P4.

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George H.Dawson, 1888-1955


George Dawson was born near Guelph, Ont., the son of Henry Dawson and Louise Steele. They had five children, three sons and two daughters. He married Mary MacBeath and they had one child, a daughter. In 1919 he came to Milton and purchased a hardware business from M. E. Nixon. In 1922 he married his second wife, Annie Dell Nixon. Mr. and Mrs. Dawson had no family. He continued in business in Milton and took an active part in local affairs. He was a Town Councillor and Mayor. He was a member of Knox Presbyterian Church. He died in 1955 and was survived by his wife and daughter Marjorie (Mrs. Harold Magee). He was buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Guelph, Ontario.