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- fl. 1960
Thomas S. Ransom was a Provincial Land Surveyor who was active in the Hastings County area during the 1960s. His father, John Thomas Ransom, was also a provincial surveyor in the area.
- Corporate body
- fl. 1932
- b. 5 Aug 1913 - d. 25 Nov 2000
Fred was born on August 5, 1913 in Chesterville, Ontario to William and Isabel Cass.
His great-grandfather is responsible for "McIntosh Apples."
In 1936, he was called to the Bar and practiced with his father under the name "Cass & Cass."
During 1959-1961 he served as the Minister of Highways.
He died at 87, on November 25, 2000.
- fl. 1959
He served as Deputy Minister in the Department of Highways from 1959-1961.
- b. 14 Jul 1921 - d. 6 Apr 2017
Gordon was born on July 14, 1921 in Toronto, Ontario to Arthur Carton and Lucinda Bain.
He attended Victoria College and Osgoode Hall Law School, finally graduating in 1949. Before entering politics he worked as a lawyer.
During 1972-1974 he served as the Minister of Transportation and Communications.
He died at 95 years of age on April 6, 2017.
- b. 4 Jan 1925 - d. 12 May 2007
- Corporate body
- fl. 1963-1987
A company that surveyed Belleville and area from the air during the 1960s to the 1980s.
- fl. 1966
- fl. 1990
- d. 15 April 1795
John was originally thought to be a merchant and surveyor in the southern colonies. In an effort to gain a better understanding of their new colony, Britain appointed John as deputy surveyor general of Quebec on September 8, 1764.
In this position his main focus was establishing the boundaries between Quebec and New York.
After the American Revolution, and in light of the Loyalist refugees, John was sent out to survey land settlements in Kingston, Ernestown, Fredericksburgh, and Adolphustown.
Little details are known about John's personal life. Although, it is widely known that he acquired a great amount of property of the land he surveyed. He was an active Freemason and provincial grand master. His wife Margaret, died on January 24, 1770 in Quebec.
He died on April 15, 1795 at his house on Rue Saint-Louis in Quebec.
James Allan Smith was born in Beaverton, Ontario on Jan 23 1922. He served in the Royal Canadian Air Force between 1942 and 1945 and was a prisoner of war from July 1944 to May 1945. After the war he saw service with the Hastings & Prince Edward Regiment between 1955 and 1965. He worked for the Provincial Ministry of Revenue in the assessment departments of the City of Belleville and the Town of Trenton, retiring from Trenton in 1986. He died on 29 July 2013.