David Mack Polkinghorne

29 June 1915–19 November 1994 (Age 79)
Ontario, Canada

The Life of David Mack

When David Mack Polkinghorne was born on 29 June 1915, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Ernest Polkinghorne, was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Kate Cameron, was 34. He married Beatrice Gwendolyn Mills in 1939, in Ontario, Canada. He died on 19 November 1994, in his hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in Waubaushene, Severn, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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David Mack Polkinghorne
Beatrice Gwendolyn Mills
Marriage: 1939

Spouse and Children

Ontario, Canada

Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Kate Cameron





    Marion Louise Polkinghorne



    Donald Ernest Polkinghorne


    Catherine Elizabeth Polkinghorne


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World Events (5)

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 19

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 28

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.
1955 · General Motors Auto Workers Strike

Age 40

From 1955-1956, around 17,000 workers for General Motors went on strike. They wanted a pay raise, more secure working conditions, and a health plan half paid by General Motors. The strike lasted 148 days.

Name Meaning

Cornish: variant spelling of Polkinghorn .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (1)

  • D. Mack Polkinghorne, "Find A Grave Index"

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