student: John Potts
Identified by W.B., Christie & friends
Confirmed 17 Dec 2004 by classmate Bob Park
Confirmed 21 May 2005 by Ray Canon
Confirmed 30 Apr 2007 by John's niece, Kathryn
Thomson, 3 Dec 2004:
John Keith Potts was born about 1926 in Simcoe, son of Clarence Potts and Katie
Mitchell. The 25 Sep 1993 Brantford Expositor reported his death on
23 Sep 1993 at Niagara Falls, Ontario.
His mother and my grandmother, Harriett
McCarthy Barr Gullen, were first cousins. (Unfortunately I cannot
verify that this photo is indeed John Potts.)
From John's neice, Kathryn Graham,
30 Apr 2007:
This picture is indeed John Potts. I am John's niece, daughter of
sister Audrey. John's actual birth date was 8 Dec 1927.
He married Audrey
Bedford and over the years they adopted three daughters and two sons. John
was employed for many years at American Can in Simcoe and was later
transferred to the plant in Niagara Falls.
-- also see: 1946
Simcoe High School grade 13 class photo
-- also see John's siblings Donald
Potts and Audrey Potts.