- b. 1918 - d. 2003
John was born at Pembroke, Ontario in 1918.
Later on, he attended Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario and graduated in 1941 with a B.Sc. (Eng.).
The following year he served with the Royal Canadian Engineers Italian and European campaigns (1942-1945). In this role, he received the Military Cross.
During his surveying career John sat on many Ontario Land Survey boards and completed numerous surveys of Ontario areas.
He died in 2003 surrounded by his family, including his wife, Eileen.