Clayton Alexander Freeman, December 11, 1938
Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
Media Type
Item Type
A black and white negative of a portrait of Clayton Alexander Freeman in his dress uniform taken on December 11, 1938
Clatyon Alexander Freeman was born on 1 May 1896 in Walkerton, Ontario. He married Lillian Henderson on 30 June 1923. They had one son, Donald Freeman. Mr. Freeman was a veteran of the First World War. Later in life, after the death of Lillian, Mr. Freeman married Myrtle Clemens. He died in Newmarket, Ontario on 8 April 1980 and is buried in Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby, Ontario.

Marjorie Georgina Ruddy (1908-1980) was a prominent Whitby photographer and the only commercial photographer in Whitby during the 1930s and 1940s. Marjorie was the official photographer for the Whitby Police Department starting in the 1930s and as a result took many photographs of car accidents, fingerprints and crime scenes. (Station Gallery. Whitby Through the Lens Photographs by Marjorie G. Ruddy, 1935-1948. Whitby: Station Gallery, 2010.)
Date of Original
11 December 1938
Width: 1.5 in
Height: 1.5 in
Personal Name(s)
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina ; Freeman, Clayton Alexander
Local identifier
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8792131934788 Longitude: -78.9421397143554
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Recommended Citation
Clayton Alexander Freeman, December 1, 1938, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_672A.
Reproduction Notes
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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405 Dundas Street West, Whitby, Ontario L1N 6A1

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Clayton Alexander Freeman, December 11, 1938

A black and white negative of a portrait of Clayton Alexander Freeman in his dress uniform taken on December 11, 1938