Item 11 - Percy Morrison 1917, 1918, 1919 - 11

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Percy Morrison 1917, 1918, 1919 - 11

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ON00120 026-14-1-11

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  • Between 1917 and 1919 (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w copy print ; 24 x 19 cm mounted in a wood frame 31 x 25 cm

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(1892-1930)

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One image of Mayor Percy Morrison (1887-1948, Mayor 1917-1919).

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Item has been digitized. Prints of image may be requested. Email archives@greatersudbury.ca for more information.

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Percy Morrison was born on February 1, 1887 in Simcoe County to James Morrison and Ellen Dickey. On November 18, 1908, he married Ethel Mae Edwards in Ottawa, Ontario. During his time in Sudbury, Ontario, he was a merchant, plumber and politician. He began as a Town Councillor in 1916, Mayor 1917-1919, Alderman 1920-1921 & 1939-1948. After his wife's passing, Morrison married Vera Syke in 1947. While serving as an Alderman in Sudbury, Percy Morrison passed away at his home in Toronto, Ontario on December 20, 1948. Percy Morrison was interred in Sudbury, Ontario.

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To learn more about Percy Morrison, see "Pictures of Mayoralty Candidates," The Sudbury Star, December 27, 1916, p. 8; "Morrison Mayor," The Sudbury Star, January 4, 1917, p. 1; "Sudbury Council for 1918," The Sudbury Star, January 10, 1918, p. 1; "Picture of Ex-Mayor P. Morrison, Who is New President of the Sudbury Club," The Sudbury Star, July 14, 1920, p. 5; "Board of 15 Men Have Obtained 30 Acres and 15 Others to Have New Cemetery to Rear of Eyre," The Sudbury Star, July 28, 1920, p. 5; "Short Biography," The Sudbury Star, October 26, 1927, p. 20; "Percy Morrison Former Mayor Dies in Toronto," The Sudbury Star, December 20, 1948, p. 1; "City Council Pays Tribute to Veteran Percy Morrison," The Sudbury Star, November 27, 1948, p. 9; and "Morrison Plumbing Firm Keeps Well-Known Name in Sudbury History Alive," The Sudbury Star, April 21, 1959, p. 7

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