Walter Joseph Fortin

1915–1996 (Age 81)
North Gower, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Walter Joseph

When Walter Joseph Fortin was born in 1915, his father, William James Fortin, was 21 and his mother, Janet Elizabeth Carmichael, was 21. He died in 1996, in North Gower, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 81.

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Walter Joseph Fortin
Nina May Hobin

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    William James Fortin


    Janet Elizabeth Carmichael




World Events (3)

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.

Age 67

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

French: diminutive of Fort .

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

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