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  • CNR Senority 1944 Atlantic/Central/GTW
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    LAST NAME, First Name (Initials)Canadian Railway - Known Stations and Years
    Aikens, ECCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1917sd, TD 1937sd ORT#3949
    Ballantyne, TRCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1915sd ORT#?
    Bain, JRCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1918sd ORT#1447
    Barter, JMCNR Halifax TD 1955
    Bellfontaine, WCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1918sd ORT#1365
    Belyea, RACNR agt New Glasgow Div 1905sd ORT#274
    Bernier, JORCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1940sd ORT#4425
    Berthelot, LGCNR stns? yrs? TD 1951
    Bettin, JACNR Watson 1945/72
    Blanchet, PECNR stns? yrs? TD 1955
    Boulet, GRCNR stns? yrs? 1942sd
    Brown, FECNR agt-opr Imperoyal, relief TD Halifax 1960
    Bruce, CHCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1911sd, TD 1919sd ORT#558
    Bureaux, AGCNR stns? yrs? Halifax TD 1953
    Burke, AJCNR opr Truro "HB", relief TD Halifax 1957
    Calder, JCNR St Peters yrs? /r67
    Calder, JasCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1917sd ORT#4449
    Campbell, NMCNR New Glasgow TD 1950
    Camus, GECNR agt New Glasgow Div 1912sd ORT#3496
    Chisholm, JohnCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1916sd ORT#1216
    Clark, Robert (Bob)DAR opr agt
    . replaced Bob Taylor (see below)
    DAR Kentville stn (time signal used to come through on the telegraph at 11:00AM-agts used this reference to adjust the station clock & their own watches - notes from Art Ward
    Colburn, ADCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1912sd ORT#613
    Colburn, RTCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1913sd ORT#841
    Coleman, VPICR/GTR Halifax 1917 (dispatcher who saved hundreds of lives from two ships exploding in Halifax)
    Coneen, HACNR Halifax TD1965 1941sd ORT#4057
    Conrad, Mrs EACPR, CNR, Government Telegraphs - Montreal, Maritimes, Port William, BC
    Corbett, JPCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1911sd ORT#539

    Cox, Harlan Page
    CNR agt Brookfield (Colchester County) late 1800s-1909 /d1909
    Dauphinee, Mrs CBCNR Halifax 'SU' Office 1927
    Davis, HLCNR agt Halifax Div 1941sd ORT#4775
    DeCoste, JasCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1907sd ORT#484
    DeLaurier, AJCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1903sd ORT#390
    Dunn, WMCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1918sd ORT#?
    Ferguson, JSCNR stns? yrs? 1956sd
    Fleming, Sir SICR 1850s, entire CPR system, sent first All-Red Route message 1902
    Field, MECNR Darmouth yrs? /d67
    Forbes, VictorCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1916sd ORT#2646
    Foy, ACNR Island Point 1930/72
    Forget, JR CPR eastern Canada, NWT on DEW line places? yrs?
    Fraser, ChasCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1913sd ORT#894
    Fraser, FCCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1902sd ORT#?
    Fraser, JDCNR spr opr New Glasgow, relief TD New Glasgow 1961
    Fraser, JLCNR New Glasgow TD 1965 1943sd

    Fraser, Katherine
    CNR? in charge of telegraphy offices Guysboro & Yarmouth - betn 1880-90
    Fraser, LJCNR agt Halifax Div 1943sd ORT#?
    Fraser, TDCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1914sd ORT#947
    Genik, NMCNR New Glasgow div TD 1939, Halifax TD 1941 ORT#1079
    Germaine, ECCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1916sd ORT#1051
    Gillis, AlexanderCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1907sd ORT#544
    Gillis, AHCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1920sd ORT#1892
    Gillis, LBCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1911sd ORT#563
    Gillis, HJCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1914sd ORT#861
    Gillis, HughCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1911sd ORT#?
    Gillis, MWCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1910sd ORT#488
    Giroux, NormanCNR Spare Board during 1930's Telegrapher first in Maccan, NS (1935?-1941?), Dartmouth (1941?-1950?)& Agent Dartmouth 1950-1970
    Grant, WHCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1916sd ORT#2209
    Gunn, HCCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1914, TD 1929sd ORT#916
    Hatfield, HPCNR New Glasgow Div TD 1939sd ORT#2838
    Hiltz, EECNR agt Halifax div 1939sd ORT#2020

    Howlett, George
    CNR agt/op
    . My Grandfather (name sake) who shut down historic Chester railway station as Station Master George Howlett his cousin
    . Jim Howlett was an agent there as well who died in the mid 90s had done time there,
    . cousin Reg Howlett (died 2010) was the last station agent in Hubbards station which closed down in 1977 then was torn down in the 80s
    . Gary George Howlett my father worked as traveling traffic controller (last of the brass pounders) in the 70s, 80s and retired near to 2000. Dad worked all over New Brunswick and N.S. as a controller, Rockingham Ridge N.S., Cape Tormintine, Moncton, Dartmouth then his last years selling CNR container space at Cogswell tower in a Halifax office
    . Cousin Arthur Howlett of Kamloops is engineer for either CP or CNR. He is on his way out for retirement in the next few years and residing in Kamloops for his career
    . Great Grandfather Joe Howlett a CNR agt
    Hogg, HRCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1911sd ORT#521
    Hull, CWCNR agt Halifax div 1937sd ORT#4106
    Jamieson, ?CNR Canso 1930s (fa of below)
    Jamieson, AudreyCNR Guysboro 1930s?, Toronto yrs?
    Keating, JBCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1914sd ORT#4500
    Keating, LMCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1918sd ORT#3438
    Kennedy, Eddie SWU telegrapher 1920 Halifax, CNT, CPT, number of brokerage firms Montreal /d age 89 (kwn as an 'excellent telegrapher' - see also PQ)
    Langille, RBCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1919sd, TD 1940sd ORT#1484
    Langis, MACNR snts? yrs? TD 1952
    Lawrence, TLCNR Halifax /d67
    Lebans, RCCNR stns? yrs? 1945
    Levangie, ATCNR New Glasgow TD 1965 1945sd
    Lewis, SACNR stns? yrs? sd 1939
    Lord, jean PaulCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1940sd ORT#4442
    MacLeod, DLCNR agt New Glasgow Div TD 1917sd ORT#313
    MacDonald, CJCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1900sd ORT#?
    MacDonald, CJCNR opr Antigonish, relief TD Halifax 1963
    MacDonald, EDCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1917sd ORT#2033
    MacDonald, EugeneCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1907sd ORT#530
    MacDougall, AFCNR agt Halifax Div 1917sd ORT#?
    MacGregor, JACNR New Glasgow Div TD 1940sd ORT#3981
    MacGregor, JDCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1911sd ORT#648
    MacKay, JHCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1900sd ORT#1278
    MacKay, JLCNR New Glasgow TD 1949
    MacLeod, DLCNR New Glasgow div TD 1917sd ORT#313
    MacLeod, RCCNR swing #6 Sydney Mines, relief TD New Glasgow 1956
    MacLeon, CR CPR Halifax 1952-1960 / Toronto yrs?
    Martell AlphonseCNR agt Port Hastings May 1938
    Martell JACNR agt New Glasgow Div 1914sd ORT#1030
    McCluskey, Leo CCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1941sd ORT#4487
    McCormack, WLCNR New Glasgow Div 1939sd ORT#3897
    McBean, DWCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1901sd ORT#1900
    McCormack, ARCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1912sd ORT#?
    McCormack, WLCNR agt New Glasgow Div TD 1939sd ORT#3897
    McCully, KFCNR New Glasgow div TD 1943sd ORT#3097
    McDonald, John ACNR agt New Glasgow Div 1917sd ORT#3683
    McDonald, JFCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1907sd ORT#?
    McDougall, AFCNR Halifax div 1917sd ORT#?
    McDougall, MJCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1916sd, TD 1937sd ORT#2396
    McFarlane, PECNR agt New Glasgow Div 1899sd ORT#3832
    McGillivary, ABCNR Sydney Mines yrs? /r67
    McGillivray, JosephCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1910sd ORT#527
    McGrath, WFCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1899sd ORT#?
    McInerney, EJCNR stns? yrs? sd1928
    McInnis, StephenCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1907sd ORT#225
    McIntosh, JPCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1915sd ORT#2138
    McIntrye, NormanCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1918sd ORT#?
    McIssac, JSCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1915sd ORT#?
    McKay, JDCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1915sd ORT#1041
    McKenna, HFCNR New Glasgow div TD 1942sd ORT#?
    McKenzie, JMCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1903sd ORT#215
    McKenzie, MDCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1900sd ORT#397
    McKinnon, BCNR opr Rockingham, relief TD Halifax 1956
    McKinnon, CACNR opr "J" New Glasgow, relief TD New Glasgow 1951
    McKinnon, JFCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1913sd ORT#?
    McKinnon, JLCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1918sd ORT#3704
    McLean, CJCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1917sd ORT#?
    McLean, HRCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1918sd ORT#1378
    McLellan, GACNR agt New Glasgow Div 1901sd ORT#4230
    McLeod, DanielCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1918sd ORT#3209
    McLeod, DLCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1907, TD sd1917sd ORT#313
    McLeod, HBCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1915, TD 1940sd ORT#1079
    McLeod, JBCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1916sd ORT#?
    McLeod, JHCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1910sd ORT#1507
    McLeod, SamuelCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1910sd ORT#489
    McManaman, JMCNR agt/opr Elmsdale 1965 1943sd ORT#4236
    McMillan, ABCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1902sd ORT#?
    McNeil, ACNR agt New Glasgow Div, TD 1919sd ORT#1621
    McNeil, ARCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1907sd ORT#490
    McNeil, AlexanderCNR agt New Glasgow div 1906sd , TD 1929sd ORT#1621
    McNeish, JWCNR stns? yrs? 1941sd
    McRae, GDCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1914sd ORT#2467
    Meagher, PMCNR Sydney 1935
    Morash, FCCNR Halifax TD 1945
    Moss, RBCNR agt-opr Musquodoboit, relief TD Halifax 1960

    Munroe EC
    CNR spare opr Truro Oxford Sydney 1956-88
    Murray, CRCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1907sd ORT#357
    Murray, JGCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1918sd ORT#1709
    Musgrave, AJCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1915sd ORT#?
    Myers, SACNR agt Halifax div 1939sd ORT#2575
    O'Halloran, JohnCNR Sydney 1955

    Patriquin, Ellsworth
    CNR agt Greenville Stn, Cumberland County

    Patten, Frederick William
    CNR agt River Phillip, Cumberland County /d 1927
    Patten, RBCNR, CPR stns? 1955-62
    Patton, Thomas HarrisICR? agt? (fa FW Patton above)
    Picard, AlbertCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1940sd ORT#4394
    Poitras, GilbertCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1940sd ORT#4401
    Proulx, JHCNR stns? yrs? 1941sd
    Rattray, DD CPR Canso years? / moved to Montreal yrs?

    Redmond, Nicholas
    CNR agt Halifax, early 1900s
    Reeves, GHCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1910sd, TD 1918sd ORT#388
    Reeves, JDCNR agt Halifax Div 1917sd ORT#220
    Reeves, JWCNR Halifax div 1917sd ORT#220
    Reeves, MJCNR swing #4 Stellarton, relief TD New Glasgow 1954
    Roberts, WHCNR New Glasgow TD 1965 1943sd
    Robicheau, VW CPR Digby 1937 later to Hamilton
    Robinson, Miss ML CNR Halifax 'SU' Office 1939
    Rogers, MCNR Halifax TM 1931/72
    Ross, JRCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1903sd ORT#289
    Ross, HWCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1923sd ORT#?
    Rouillard, JHCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1940sd ORT#4403
    Roulston, GLCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1899sd, TD 1916sd ORT#246
    Roy, HACNR Richmond yrs?/d72
    Roy, JYCNR stns? yrs? TD 1951sd
    Scott, WJCNR New Glasgow TD 1951
    Scott, WLCNR agt Halifax Div 1938sd ORT#?
    Scott, WLCNR agt Halifax div 1939sd ORT#4499
    Shaw, JECNR stns? yrs? 1941sd
    Sirois, Rene PCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1940sd ORT#?
    Smith, Bessie MissCNR Hubbards 1940s?
    Smith, CSCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1919sd ORT#?
    Smith, RRCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1903sd ORT#?
    Spencer, SECNR stns? yrs? 1942sd
    Steele, ACNR New Glasgow div TD 1943sd ORT#4223
    Steele, NeilCNR agt New Glasgow div 1916sd, TD 1937sd ORT#3492
    Steeves, LawrenceCNR New Glasgow 1940-60?
    Stevens, JWCNR agt Halifax Div 1938sd ORT#1482
    Stewart, LFCNR TD 1939sd ORT#3757
    Stewart, J McKenzieCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1917sd ORT#?
    Stone, WHCNR agt Halifax div 1919sd ORT#1508
    Taylor, Robert (Bob)DAR opr Brooklyn Hants Co, Annapolis Royal
    . ard 1955-60
    . helped teach Morse Code to Cubs/Scouts (looking back, this took some concentration on his part because the telegraph code used on the railway was different than International Code) - notes from
    Art Ward
    Teed, JLCNR stns? yrs? TD 1951
    Terris, BWCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1916sd ORT#562
    Tibbetts, FECNR agt New Glasgow Div 1896sd, TD 1913sd ORT#2366
    Townsend, JKCNR New Glasgow TD 1949
    Tremblay, IonaCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1940sd ORT#4460
    Vance, Wibert (Webb)CNT messenger Halifax 1940
    Violette, ElmerCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1940sd ORT#4395
    Wade, Chester (CA)started rwy in 1904 as asst agt Bridgetown, NS on Dominion Atlantic Railway, then west to SW Sask, SE Alberta with CPR
    . Back east to Quebec & Halifax in 1914 where had building supply business
    . Went west in 1922 enroute California
    . Made it to Regina then hired on CNR
    . Retired 1950 & returned home to Tupperville, NS
    . Died 1987, age 100
    . Sons were Neil Graham, Robert Allen,and Grant Withers, all CNR agents. Grdsons were Fletcher Ross and Kenneth Allen, both oprs and grdaughter Marilyn worked the telegraph office Winnipeg. Bros Reginald, Norman, Ernest & Albert all were involved building rwys, the National Transcontinental & Grand Trunk Pacific
    . small village/siding in NW Ont, near Minaki named Wade named for the family (see Wade, Fletcher ONTARIO 2 webpage for further rwy family info)
    Walter, AWCNR stns? yrs? 1942sd
    Whynott, FCCNR agt Halifax div 1919sd ORT#4034
    Williams, MFCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1916sd ORT#1242
    Williams, RobertCNR agt New Glasgow Div 1916sd ORT#1087
    Wood, WHCNR New Glasgow div 1894sd ORT#?
    Young, JRCNR opr Stellarton, relief TD New Glasgow 1961
    Yuill, CFCNR Halifax TD 1965 1944sd

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