Fonds 004 - George Grace

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George Grace

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ON00120 004

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  • 1946-1958 (Creation)
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    Grace, George

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0.123m of textual records

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(1917 - 2007)

Biographical history

George Grace was born January 15, 1917. He moved to Sudbury, Ontario from Toronto on December 15, 1939 and began work as a sports reporter for The Sudbury Star in 1942. After serving in World War II, Grace returned to reporting for The Sudbury Star. During the 1950's, Grace developed polio which left his right hand atrophied and forced him into a wheelchair for several years. With the help of his wife Isobel, his condition improved and he continued writing sports articles. Grace was eventually promoted to Executive Editor before retiring in 1980. Ten years later, Grace began a regular sports column entitled 'Looking Back' which ran for about a decade. His final article appeared in the paper December 31, 2000. George Grace passed away December 23, 2007 at the age of 90.

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George Grace donated the records to the Greater Sudbury Public Library which were transfered to the Archives in 2009.

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This fonds consists of six scrapbooks.

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ACC2009-004, Greater Sudbury Public Library

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  • English

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  • Box: C-003
  • Box: C-004