George C. Clavet (~1906)


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Description:
Portrait of George Clavet, who began his Northwestern Ontario career as a grocery clerk at Silver Islet. He moved to Prince Arthur's Landing (later Port Arthur) in 1875 and started a grocery store on South Water Street, and then on Cumberland Street. In 1897 he formed a business partnership of Marks, Clavet and Dobie. George Clavet was Mayor of Port Arthur from 1903 to 1907. He was largely responsible for ensuring that Port Arthur had an efficient water supply and sewer system. He negotiated with the Province of Ontario for the acquisition of Waverley Park. Clavet Street is named after him.

'A History of Ontario' volume II 1907
Date of Original:
~1906
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.4001 Longitude: -89.31683
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George C. Clavet (~1906)


Portrait of George Clavet, who began his Northwestern Ontario career as a grocery clerk at Silver Islet. He moved to Prince Arthur's Landing (later Port Arthur) in 1875 and started a grocery store on South Water Street, and then on Cumberland Street. In 1897 he formed a business partnership of Marks, Clavet and Dobie. George Clavet was Mayor of Port Arthur from 1903 to 1907. He was largely responsible for ensuring that Port Arthur had an efficient water supply and sewer system. He negotiated with the Province of Ontario for the acquisition of Waverley Park. Clavet Street is named after him.

'A History of Ontario' volume II 1907