John Norman Salter

Male14 June 1889–15 August 1969

Brief Life History of John Norman

When John Norman Salter was born on 14 June 1889, in Carleton Place, Lanark, Ontario, Canada, his father, Peter Prosser Salter, was 29 and his mother, Sara Christine Cameron, was 25. He lived in Lanark, Ontario, Canada in 1901. He died on 15 August 1969, in Ottawa, Carleton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 80.

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Peter Prosser Salter
Sara Christine Cameron
Cameron Salter
John Norman Salter
Hugh A. Salter
Hubert Peter Salter
Marguerite Cameron Salter
Eleanor C. Salter
Kathleen Edwina Salter
Alan Cameron Salter
Marguerite Salter

Sources (3)

  • Norman Salter in household of Sarah Salter, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • John Norman Salter, "Canada, Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • John Norman Salter, "Canada Births and Baptisms, 1661-1959"

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 17

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.

1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 45

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 54

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an extractor or seller of salt (a precious commodity in medieval times), from Middle English salter(e) ‘producer or seller of salt’. There may have been some post-medieval confusion with Souter ; see also Saltman .

English: occupational name from Middle English sautreour ‘minstrel, player of the psaltery (a stringed musical instrument)’ (Old French sautere ‘psaltery’, Latin psalterium, Greek psaltērion, from psallein ‘to sound’). Compare Rutter .

German: northern variant of Salzer .

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

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