Life and Death Information for William Donald Wood
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Media Type
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Item Type
Obituaries
Description
Born in Palermo, Halton County, Don and his brother James Norman Wood, called Norm, helped with the Wood family general store, telephone switchboard and post office when their father, George Stanley Wood, called Stan, died prematurely.

Active members of the community, Stan and their mother Ethel were musicians. Stan sang in area music festivals, Ethel was one of the junior choir leaders while their sons, Norman and Donald, were choir members.

There was a family farm just east of Bronte Road on Upper Middle Road.

Don served in the R.C.A.F., then studied at McMaster, Queen's, and Princeton universities. He first worked on labour relations for the Imperial Oil Company, then taught economics and lead the respected Industrial Relations Centre for over 25 years at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

The two documents in this record describe more of Don's personality, life, family and work.
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
William Donald Wood, b. April 5, 1920 d. June 21, 2003. G. Stanley Wood, August 24, 1892-December 22, 1945. Fannie Ethel (called Ethel) (Popplewell) Wood, September 14, 1898-October 12, 1987. Parents of Stanley Wood: William Wood, August 6, 1849-August 14, 1940 and Maria Ann (Bumby) Wood, October 20, 1850-February 27, 1944.
Local identifier
TTCSW000548
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.43341 Longitude: -79.78293
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Recommended Citation
Life and Death Information for William Donald Wood
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Email:michelle@tths.ca
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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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Life and Death Information for William Donald Wood


Born in Palermo, Halton County, Don and his brother James Norman Wood, called Norm, helped with the Wood family general store, telephone switchboard and post office when their father, George Stanley Wood, called Stan, died prematurely.

Active members of the community, Stan and their mother Ethel were musicians. Stan sang in area music festivals, Ethel was one of the junior choir leaders while their sons, Norman and Donald, were choir members.

There was a family farm just east of Bronte Road on Upper Middle Road.

Don served in the R.C.A.F., then studied at McMaster, Queen's, and Princeton universities. He first worked on labour relations for the Imperial Oil Company, then taught economics and lead the respected Industrial Relations Centre for over 25 years at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

The two documents in this record describe more of Don's personality, life, family and work.