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Walter Juxon Blackburn

Walter Juxon Blackburn, Canadian publisher, broadcasting executive. Member of advisory board Young Men’s Christian Association-Young Women’s Christian Association, London; member of advisory council Orchestra London.; Served to Second lieutenant Canada First Hussars, 1938-1939.; Member Canada Association Broadcasters, Canada Press, Newspaper Advertising Bureau, American Newspaper Publications Association (secretary 1954-1959). Anglican.

Background

  • Blackburn, Walter Juxon was born on March 18, 1914 in London, Ontario, Canada. Son of Arthur Stephen and Etta Irene (Henderson) Blackburn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts with honors in Business Adminstrn, London Central Collegiate Institute, U. Western Ontario, 1936, honorary Doctor of Laws, 1977. President, managing director London Free Press Printing Company Ltd., from 1936, Chairman of the Board, public. Chairman of the Board CFPL Broadcasting Ltd., CKNX Broadcasting Ltd.

      President Wingham Investments Ltd. Director Canada Trust Company.

    Career

    • Director London Free Press Printing Company Ltd. President Wingham Investments Ltd. Director Can.

    Religion

    Denomination: Anglican

    Membership

    Member of advisory board Young Men’s Christian Association-Young Women’s Christian Association, London. Member of advisory council Orchestra London. Served to Second lieutenant Canada First Hussars, 1938-1939.

    Member Canada Association Broadcasters, Canada Press, Newspaper Advertising Bureau, American Newspaper Publications Association (secretary 1954-1959). Anglican.; Clubs: London, London Hunt and Country.

    Connections

    • Married Marjorie Ludwell Dampier, November 9, 1938. Children: Susan Blackburn Toledo, Martha Blackburn White.
    • father: Arthur Stephen Blackburn
    • mother: Etta Irene (Henderson) Blackburn
    • spouse: Marjorie Ludwell Dampier
    • children: Susan Blackburn Toledo Blackburn
    • Martha Blackburn White Blackburn
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    Born March 18, 1914
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