William Davidson, 1946

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A black and white portrait photograph of William Davidson.
William Davidson was born near Guelph, Ontario on December 2, 1889 and came to Whitby to assist in the construction of the Ontario Hospital in 1913. He was a government engineer in charge of building the steam installations at the hospital. From 1917 until 1962 he operated an automobile dealership in Whitby. Mr. Davidson was a member of council in 1924, 1929-1935, 1944, and 1960-1964. He was Deputy Reeve in 1936-1937 and Mayor from 1947-1949. He revived the Whitby Chamber of commerce in 1945 and was Chairman of the Public Library Board and a member of the Public Utilities Commission. He received the Peter Perry award as Whitby's Outstanding citizen for 1957. Mr. Davidson died at Oshawa on October 26, 1965 and is buried at Mount Lawn cemetery.
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Width: 6 cm
Height: 6 cm
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Image Width: 6cm
Image Height: 6cm
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Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian copyright law. No restrictions on use.
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Scanned from a copy negative.
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William Davidson, 1946

A black and white portrait photograph of William Davidson.