Emigrated to Cochrane, Ontario, Canada with parents in 1911.
Worked in bush camps hauling wood with horses and worked for the town during
the summer. He drove a 3 ton truck for Gamble Robinson delivering fruit and
vegetables from Ramore to Hearst. He then bought the business in 1937 and added
With a special transport license, he delivered for National Grocers, Gamble
Robinson and Mercier & Shirley Wholesalers until 1946 when he sold his
He then built a confectionary store on the corner of Ninth Avenue and Sixth
Street, which he operated until 1951 after which he turned the confectionary
store into an apartment building.
Albert & Regina sold the big building on April 28 1972 and bought a lot
on the corner of Eight Avenue and Sixth Street on April 23, 1972. They moved
into their new home at 234 Sixth Street on Tuesday June 20 1972 where they spent
the rest of their lives. (They had moved from 335 9th Avenue to the big house on
Monday August 19, 1946.)
Albert served as road superintendent with the Glackmeyer Township for 18
years before his retirement in January 1969.
He was a member of the Knights of Columbus Third Degree from 1955 and the
Fourth Degree from 1958. Prior to joining the Knights of Columbus, he was a
member of the Moose Lodge for 22 years.