Halton Hills and North Halton newspapers
Beaumont, Arthur (Died on 29 Jul 1974)
appeared in Georgetown Independent (Georgetown, ON), 7 Aug 1974, p. 9, column 1


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A well known and respected member of the community, Arthur Beaumnt of Glen Williams, died Monday, July 29.

Mr. Beaumont was born in Glen Williams in 1896 and was the son of Joseph Beaumont and Janet Cooper. He carried on the family tradition by owning and operating Beaumont Knitting Mills, founded by his grandfather in 1878.

The founder Samuel Beaumont ran the business from its inception until 1900, when his son Joseph took over the reins from 1900 until 1943. Upon his death, his son Authur ran the business until 1957, making it a three generation family business.

Arthur Beaumont served in World War 1, and was a member of the Wartime Prices and Trade Board during World War 2. He represented the heavy hosiery section of the Canadian Woollen and Knit Goods on the Board.

He was Warden of St. Alban's Church in Glen Williams for 30 years, and was a delegate to both the local and general synod.

The gracious family home in Glen Williams has been the Beaumont family home since 1910.

Mr. Beaumont was a member of the North Halton Golf Club and a member of the Empire Club.

He was a charter member and past president of the Georgetown Lions Club.

He is survived by his wife Marie, and one daughter Judith, (Mrs. Graeme Goebelle) and grandson Hugh. He is also survived by a brother Harpin Beaumont of Prescott and a sister Eleanor, Mrs. Allen Preston of Montreal.

A private family funeral was held from St. Alban's church July 31.


Media Type:
Genealogical Resource
Newspaper
Item Types:
Obituaries
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Date of Publication:
7 Aug 1974
Date Of Event:
29 Jul 1974
Last Name(s):
Beaumont
Local identifier:
Halton.BMD.286677
Language of Item:
English
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Beaumont, Arthur (Died on 29 Jul 1974)