Bruce Corner, c.1953
Description
Creator
Unknown, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Negatives
Description
Black and white negative showing Fire Chief Bruce Corner in front of his residence at 117 Gilbert Street West.
Notes
Bruce Corner was born at Brooklin on 22 February 1906. He worked at the Samuel Trees Blanket Factory, the Natlie Knitting Mills, and as maintenance staff at Ontario Hospital.

In May 1940, Corner joined the Whitby Volunteer Fire Department. He was appointed Fire Chief on 1 September 1949 and was still in office when he died on 10 March 1967.

A flagpole and memorial plaque were erected in his honour in front of the fire hall on Brock St. S. on 19 November 1967. Corner is buried in Mount Lawn Cemetery.
Date of Original
c.1953
Dimensions
Width: 2.5 cm
Height: 3.5 cm
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Corner, Bruce
Local identifier
08-005-061
Collection
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8760424260864 Longitude: -78.9437490397644
Donor
Jim Corner
Copyright Statement
This item is protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and is intended for one-time use only. Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). It is your responsibility for obtaining these permissions.
Recommended Citation
Bruce Corner, c.1953, unknown photographer, Whitby Archives, 08-005-061.
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from copy negative.
Contact
Whitby Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

For inquires about any newspaper content please contact askreference@whitbylibrary.ca

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Bruce Corner, c.1953


Black and white negative showing Fire Chief Bruce Corner in front of his residence at 117 Gilbert Street West.