Andrew Muir, 1955

Unknown, Photographer
Media Type:
Item Type:
A black and white negative of a portrait of Andrew Muir (1893-1967).
Andrew Muir was born at Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland in 1893 and came to Canada in 1922. He worked for 30 years at the King Brothers' Tannery in Whitby until it closed in 1952, and from 1953 to 1964 he was supervisor of Maintenance for the Whitby District High School Board. Mr. Muir was a Whitby Town Councillor in 1943-44, Deputy Reeve in 1946, and Reeve in 1947-48. He later served as Town Assessor. He was a member of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church and a life member of the Grand Lodge of England, AF and AM. Mr. Muir was President of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 112 in 1943-44 when the Legion Hall was built, and in 1955. He served in the Royal Air Force in the First World War. Mr. Muir died at Oshawa General Hospital on July 19, 1967 and is buried in Mount Lawn Cemetery, Whitby Ontario.
Date of Original:
Width: 1 in
Height: 1.5 in
Personal Name(s):
Andrew Muir
Corporate Name(s):
Royal Canadian Legion
Local identifier:
Whitby Online Historic Photographs Collection
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8790179254845 Longitude: -78.9428692752075
Creative Commons licence:
pd [more details]
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.
Copyright Date:
Copyright Holder:
Photographer Unknown
Recommended Citation:
Andrew Muir, 1955, Photographer Unknown. Whitby Archives A2016_017_032A.
Reproduction Notes:
Scanned from a black and white negative.
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Andrew Muir, 1955

A black and white negative of a portrait of Andrew Muir (1893-1967).