Donald Lewis Chipman

9 May 1915–17 January 1985 (Age 69)
British Columbia, Canada

The Life of Donald Lewis

When Donald Lewis Chipman was born on 9 May 1915, in British Columbia, Canada, his father, Alvin Lewis Chipman, was 23 and his mother, Lillian May Garland, was 26. He died on 17 January 1985, in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 69.

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Alvin Lewis Chipman
Lillian May Garland
Donald Lewis Chipman

Parents and Siblings

    Alvin Lewis Chipman


    Lillian May Garland




World Events (3)

1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 6

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.
1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

Age 30

On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.
1955 · Canso Causeway Completed

Age 40

The Canso Causeway was completed on April 13, 1955. It is a bridge across the Strait of Canso connecting Cape Breton Island. It is constructed in a S shape.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Chapman ‘trader’, from West Saxon cȳpmann.

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

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