Frank Threadgold, 1947

Marjorie Ruddy, Photographer
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A black and white photograph of Frank Threadgold (1890-1955). In this view he is smiling and looking to the left of the photographer.
Frank Threadgold was born at Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, England in 1890 and came to Whitby in 1913 with his brother Stuart Threadgold. The Threadgold brothers were building contractors and built many of Whitby's homes from 1913 to 1953. Mr. Threadgold joined the 116th Battalion in the First World War and was in the 182nd Battalion Band. He was also a member of a number of bands in Whitby and choir leader of All Saints' Anglican Church. Mr. Threadgold was a member of the Whitby Town Council in 1928, 1932-1935, 1938-1939, 1941-1942, and was Deputy Reeve in 1940. He was appointed Building Inspector in 1953 and Plumbing Inspector in 1955. Mr. Threadgold was President of Royal Canadian Legion Branch 112 in 1947 and vice-chairman of Ontario Provincial Command of the Legion. He was also recording secretary. Mr. Threadgold was presented with a life membership in the Legion on November 11, 1953. He died at Toronto General Hospital on November 30, 1955 and is buried at Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby.
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Width: 3 in
Height: 5 in
Personal Name(s):
Ruddy, Marjorie Georgina ; Threadgold, Frank
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Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8797699937504 Longitude: -78.9421397143554
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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.
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Copyright Holder:
Marjorie Ruddy
Recommended Citation:
Frank Threadgold, 1947, Marjorie Ruddy. Whitby Archives A2013_040_1040.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white large format negative.
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Frank Threadgold, 1947

A black and white photograph of Frank Threadgold (1890-1955). In this view he is smiling and looking to the left of the photographer.