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Walter Scott, well-known
Colborne resident, will quietly celebrate his 96th birthday on
Friday, 7 Dec. He is enjoying fine health and is still able to do
considerable work about the home, including the care of his flower
and vegetable gardens.
A native of England, son of
the late George Scott and Hannah Brown, Mr. Scott came to this
district with his family at the age of 18.
In 1886, at the home of the
bride's parents in Townsend, he was wed to Mary Woolley.
Following their marriage they
went to Detroit. For many years he was an employee of the American
Car Foundry, both in Detroit and Jeffersonville, Indiana.
While in Detroit his wife
passed away in 1912 and two years later he married the former Craig
Mr. Scott retired in 1932 and
they came back to Colborne. He is a member of Old Windham United
Church and a Mason.
Mr. Scott has one daughter,
Mrs. Grace Putnam of Colborne; two grandchildren, Mrs. Kendall
Reeker of Lynn Valley and Donald Putnam of Glendora, California, and
eleven great-grandchildren. A son, Charles, died in infancy. Mr.
Scott has two sisters living, Mrs. Lily Kenny of Dauphin, Man., who
visited him recently, and Mrs. Belle Thoroughgood of [Wa........].
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