Halton County Council, 1948
Description
Media Type
Image
Text
Item Type
Photographs
Description
W.H. Biggar was a Halton County Council Reeve as per this photograph taken in 1948, and as quoted in a report of a December 1946 Council meeting in the linked December 12, 1946 issue of The Canadian Champion newspaper, "County Council Eulogizes Warden Hillmer Tuesday" as Mr. Hillmer prepared to leave Council to become Mayor of Oakville in 1947. The new Warden was elected at this meeting, Dr. C.H. Heslop, Reeve of Milton. He sits in the centre front, holding a gavel. Wilbert Biggar is the tall man in the the back row on the end right, wearing glasses.
Notes
Wilbert's father, Michael L. Bigger had been the Deputy Reeve - Oakville on the Halton County Council earlier in 1890-1891.
Inscriptions
Halton County Council, 1948
Date of Original
December 1948
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Wilbert Henry Biggar, b.November 13, 1856 d.June 24, 1938. Michael Lafey Bigger, d.December 10, 1921.
Local identifier
TTJBT000401
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.51681 Longitude: -79.88294
Copyright Statement
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Recommended Citation
Halton County Council, 1948
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Email:michelle@tths.ca
Website:

Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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Halton County Council, 1948


W.H. Biggar was a Halton County Council Reeve as per this photograph taken in 1948, and as quoted in a report of a December 1946 Council meeting in the linked December 12, 1946 issue of The Canadian Champion newspaper, "County Council Eulogizes Warden Hillmer Tuesday" as Mr. Hillmer prepared to leave Council to become Mayor of Oakville in 1947. The new Warden was elected at this meeting, Dr. C.H. Heslop, Reeve of Milton. He sits in the centre front, holding a gavel. Wilbert Biggar is the tall man in the the back row on the end right, wearing glasses.