Frederick and Mary Rowe, 1898

Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Item Types:
Cabinet photographs
Cabinet card studio portrait of Frederick and Mary Rowe.
Frederick Thomas Rowe was born at Whitby Township on 6 January 1873 and lived in the Almonds area until he moved to the Town of Whitby in 1929. He married Mary Ann Kemp at Whitby Township on 27 December 1899.

Frederick Rowe was involved in Whitby Township and Town of Whitby politics from 1912 to 1944. He was elected mayor in 1938 to 1944. In 1935, he became the first deputy reeve to be elected warden of Ontario County. From 1945 to 1950, Frederick served on the Whitby Public Utilities Commission. He died at Oshawa on 21 December 1959 and is buried in Mount Lawn Cemetery.

Mary Rowe was born at Whitby on 12 February 1876. She was a Sunday School teacher at the Whitby United Church and she was given lifetime membership in the church's Women's Association on her 50th wedding anniversary in 1949. Mary died on 18 March 1951 and is buried in Mount Lawn Cemetery.
Date of Original:
December 1898
Width: 8 in
Height: 10 in
Personal Name(s):
Local identifier:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8798937264374 Longitude: -78.9422255450439
Mrs. Williams
Creative Commons licence:
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Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation:
Frederick and Mary Rowe, 1898, unknown photographer, Whitby Archives, 31-009-555.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from original photograph.
Whitby Public Library
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405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Frederick and Mary Rowe, 1898

Cabinet card studio portrait of Frederick and Mary Rowe.