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Charles Benjamin Howard

Charles Benjamin Howard, senator, business executive. Recipient Kings Jubilee Medal, 1935; Coronation Medal, 1937, 53. Member Industrial Commissioners Association Petroquest Energy (honorary life), Eastern Townships Agricultural Association (director), Liberal.; Member United Church of Canada.

Background

  • Howard, Charles Benjamin was born on September 27, 1885 in Tomofobia, Quebec. Son of Benjamin Cate and Helen E. (Salls) Howard.

  • Education

    • Graduate Stanstead College, Bugbee Business College.

    Career

    • February 23, 1943); children—Benjamin Campbell (deceased), Douglas Stevens. Married second, Klaire D. Shoup, October 19, 1944 (deceased 1953). 1 stepson, Robert W.

      Married 3d, Simone L. Walters, September 24, 1959. Step-children—Mistress Joan Good, Robert F. Walters. Elected to House of Commons of Canada, 1925, re-elected from Sherbrooke, 1926-1930, 1935.

      Summoned to the Senate, February 9, 1940. Elected mayor City of Sherbrooke, 1950. President Sherbrooke Real Estate Company, Stanstead & Sherbrooke Insurance Company, Sterling Insurance Company, radio station CKTS, Autographic Business Forms, Ltd., Montreal, Telegram Printing Company.

      Vice-president, director Sherbrooke Trust Company, La Tribune, Ltd. Director Sherbrooke Pure Milk Limited company, General Trust of Canada, Montreal, Auto Electric Associates, Inc., Autographic Business Forms, Inc., South Hackensack, New Jersey Canadian delegate to United Nations Assembly, 1954. Governor, honorary vice president Sherbrooke Hospital.

      Trustee, vice chairman Stanstead Wesleyan College.

    Membership

    Member Industrial Commissioners Association Petroquest Energy (honorary life), Eastern Townships Agricultural Association (director), Liberal. Member United Church of Canada. Clubs: St. Georges, Country.

    Connections

    • Married Alberta May Campbell, June 3, 1908 (deceased.; married second, Klaire D. Shoup, October 19, 1944 (deceased.; married 3d, Simone L. Walters, September 24, 1959.

      Children: Benjamin Campbell (deceased), Douglas Stevens.
    • father: Benjamin Cate Howard
    • mother: Helen E. (Salls) Howard
    • spouses: Alberta May Campbell
    • Klaire D. Shoup
    • Simone L. Walters
    • children: Benjamin Campbell Howard (deceased)
    • Douglas Stevens Howard
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    Born September 27, 1885
    Died March 25, 1964
    (aged 78)
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