Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
W.H. (William Henry) Schmalz and a group of unidentified men on the steps of his home
Description
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Black and white photograph of W.H. Schmalz and a group of unidentified men, on the steps of his home, located at the corner of Queen Street South and George Street, Berlin (later Kitchener), Ontario.

W.H. Schmalz is the man wearing the hat in the back row.
Notes
W.H. (William Henry) Schmalz (1862 – 1933) was an insurance company executive and politician in Ontario, Canada. He served as mayor of Kitchener from 1911 to 1912.

He was born on 31 December 1862 in Berlin, ON. In 1878, he joined the Economical Mutual Fire Insurance Company and in 1908, later became managing director. He worked for the company until his death in 1933. Schmalz served 18 years on the hospital board, including three as president. He was also a member of the Board of Trade. With W.J. Morris, he managed the Berliner Journal.

He married Eleanor Oelschlager. His son William Henry Eugene Schmalz was an architect and designed the first city hall for the city of Kitchener.

He died on 9 May 1933 in Kitchener, ON and was buried in the Mount Hope (Kitchener) Cemetery.
Date of Original
1910
Date Of Event
1910
Dimensions
Width: 9 cm
Height: 6.3 cm
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 8.6cm
Image Height: 5.8cm
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Schmalz, W.H. (William Henry), 1862-1933
Local identifier
P002073
Collection
Waterloo Historical Society
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.447689619669 Longitude: -80.4911667141819
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Terms of Use
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Kitchener, ON N2H 2H1

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W.H. (William Henry) Schmalz and a group of unidentified men on the steps of his home


Black and white photograph of W.H. Schmalz and a group of unidentified men, on the steps of his home, located at the corner of Queen Street South and George Street, Berlin (later Kitchener), Ontario.

W.H. Schmalz is the man wearing the hat in the back row.