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dc.contributor.authorCameron, Chantal
dc.descriptionJoseph Edward Masters (1871-1955), a native of Niagara, was a prominent figure in Niagara-on-the-Lake who served as Town Clerk and Reeve. The son of Joseph and Margaret Keith Masters, he received his education in the public and high schools of Niagara and proceeded to work in the ferrying business. His political career began in 1904 when he was elected to the Public School Board to complete his father's term after his death. In 1913 he was elected to the Town Council, and in 1915 was elected Reeve. In 1919 his work was honoured with the appointment of the Wardenship and he became mayor in 1932. He was also a member of several other groups and organizations, including the Public Library Board, the Hospital Board, the Niagara Historical Society, and St. Mark's Church.en_US
dc.description.abstractFonds consists of records accumulated by Joseph Edward Masters during his life and career as Reeve and Town Clerk of Niagara-on-the-Lake. Fonds primarily consists of papers and correspondence, but also includes a notebook with personal entries, and ration books and meat tokens from the Wartime Prices & Trade Board. Also included are newspaper clippings and other items relating to Janet Carnochan, a prominent figure in the Niagara community, as well as papers relating to the Niagara Rifle Association.en_US
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dc.subjectJoseph Edward Mastersen_US
dc.subjectNiagara-on-the-Lake (Ont.)--Historyen_US
dc.subjectJanet Carnochanen_US
dc.titleJoseph Edward Masters fonds, 1823-1967, n.d.en_US

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