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Deseronto Arts and Culture Society

  • Collectivité
  • 2004-2007

The Deseronto Arts and Culture Society was formed with the aim of restoring the former Naylor's Theatre building in Deseronto, Ontario. Members included Don and Noni McMeeken, Barb Thompson, Bill Conley, Ian Miller, Russell Cassidy and Andrée Boisvert.

Clare, Paul

  • Personne
  • fl. 2011

Canada. Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

  • Collectivité
  • 1907-1993

The Department of Mines of Canada was created in 1907.
Later, in 1936, it was reorganized as the Department of Mines and Resources.
In 1966, the department took on the role of energy development to become the Department of Energy, Mines and Resources.
In 1993, it merged with the Department of Forestry to become the Department of Natural Resources.

Ontario. Department of Highways

  • Collectivité
  • 1916-1971

In 1916, the Department of Public Highways of Ontario was formed and took on the responsibility of establishing provincial highways.
On April 1, 1937, the Department of Northern Development was created and merged with the Department of Highways of Ontario.
In 1971, the Department of Highways assumed the responsibility for Communications, which prompted it to be renamed as the Ministry of Transportation and Communications in 1972.
It later became the Ministry of Transportation of Ontario in 1987.

Ponton, Archibald William, P.L.S. & D.L.S.

  • Personne
  • b. 25 Jan 1859 - d. 20 Jan 1915

Archibald was born on January 25, 1859 to parents Archibald Sr. and Mary Frances Patterson, at Belleville, Hastings, Ontario.
He trained as a land surveyor under Thomas Bolger, P.L.S., and then moved west in 1879 as assistant land surveyor to Bolger.
Throughout his career, Archibald was active in Regina and Northwest Territories as a Dominion Land Surveyor and as an architect.
He died at Edmonton, Alberta, on 20 January 1915 .

He was a cousin of Lt. Col. W.N. Ponton.

Elmore, Publius Virgillius, D.P.S.

  • Personne
  • b. 1789- d. 1857

Publius was born in the United States of America in 1789.
When he moved to Belleville, he worked as a Deputy Surveyor to chart Hastings County as it became incorporated. He had a significant role in forming Hastings, as demonstrated when he started surveying and constructing roads in Lake Township in North Hastings. In an 1829 petition, he signed for Prince Edward County (where he resided) to become a district.
In the 1830s, P.L.S. John Emerson was articled to/was a mentee of Publius'.
Publius married a local woman and was wed in Shannonville, Ontario - but was widowed prior to 1853.
Publius died in 1857 and was buried in Belleville.

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