Lester Albert Dow

27 August 1908–2004 (Age 95)
Dow Settlement, Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Lester Albert

When Lester Albert Dow was born on 27 August 1908, in Dow Settlement, Canterbury, York, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Aaron Boardman Dow, was 42 and his mother, Jane May Lutuwick, was 39. He married Emma Edna Collicott on 9 November 1927, in York, New Brunswick, Canada. He lived in York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1908. He died in 2004, at the age of 96, and was buried in Lower Meductic Cemetery, Meductic, York, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Lester Albert Dow
Emma Edna Collicott
Marriage: 9 November 1927

Spouse and Children

9 November 1927
York, New Brunswick, Canada

Parents and Siblings



World Events (4)

1937 · Miramichi Strike

Age 29

August 20, 1937, the Miramichi lumber strike took place. Over 1,500 millworkers and longshoremen struck 14 lumber firms for wage increases.
1955 · Recorder Low Temperature

Age 47

In 1955, New Brunswick broke the record with a freezing temperature of -47.2° C, in Sisson Dam

Age 74

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (also found in Ireland): reduced form of McDow . This surname is borne by a sept of the Buchanans.2 English: variant of Daw .3 Americanized spelling of Dutch Douw, an Old Frisian personal name.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Lester Albert Dow, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"
  • Lester Albert Dow, "Find A Grave Index"

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