John Woodrow Wilson Just

28 October 1912–21 May 1964 (Age 51)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of John Woodrow Wilson

When John Woodrow Wilson Just was born on 28 October 1912, his father, William Just, was 29 and his mother, Susan Lappin, was 34. He married Evelyn Bernice Wilson on 29 November 1941, in Parrsboro, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada. He died on 21 May 1964, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 51.

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John Woodrow Wilson Just
Evelyn Bernice Wilson
Marriage: 29 November 1941

Spouse and Children

29 November 1941
Parrsboro, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada

Parents and Siblings

    William Just





World Events (3)

1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 9

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 33

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 43

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

1 French, English, German, Danish, Catalan, Polish, Czech, Slovak, and Hungarian: from a personal name, a vernacular form of Latin Justus meaning ‘honorable’, ‘upright’. There were several early saints of this name, among them a 4th-century bishop of Lyon and a 6th-century bishop of Urgell in Catalonia.2 South and eastern German: variant of Jost .

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

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