Charles R. Kilkenny
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Niagara Falls Evening Review (Niagara Falls, Ontario. Canada), 10 Jun 1950


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Charles R. Kilkenny of Queenston, retired teacher and merchant, who celebrated his eighty-eighth birthday on May 15th, last, is one of the oldest residents of Niagara Township, which is celebrating its centennial this year.

Born at Bradford, Ontario, on May 15th, 1862, Mr. Kilkenny received his teacher's certificate from Toronto Normal school in 1880. Eleven years later he settled in Queenston and taught school there until 1918. Following retirement from the teaching profession, Mr. Kilkenny operated a store in Queenston until four years ago.

Many Queenston residents were pupils of Mr. Kilkenny. Among former students are C. Howard Fisher, well-known fruit grower, and his son, Walter C. Fisher, President of Lion's International, the Armstrongs, A. D. Wallace W.; Norman, Toronto architect, and their sister the late Mrs. Isabel Walsh. Many families of Sheppards were among the student body including former Reeve Walter Sheppard and his brothers and sister, Clifford, Maude (Mrs. Hope Rose), Dr. Richard Sheppard, St. Catharines, George and Grace, Mrs. Lyle Muir, Col. Hal C. Sheppard; also the Condllns, William and the late Frank Condlln, and many others.

Mr. Kilkenny married Miss Caroline Dressel. They had two sons, the late Jack Kilkenny, and Mr. Fred Kilkenny who resides in Niagara Falls, N. Y. There are three grandchildren: Robert, well known athlete of Stamford Collegiate; John and Karen of Niagara Falls, N. Y.

The octogenarian enjoys comparatively good health.

He is an adherent of Queenston United Church.


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Article about a retired teacher and principal of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston, published in a local paper in series "Eighty Years or More"
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Niagara Falls, Ontario
Date of Publication:
10 Jun 1950
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QC00222
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English
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Donor:
Huggins, Jean A. E. (1895-1989)
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Charles R. Kilkenny


Article about a retired teacher and principal of Laura Secord Memorial School in Queenston, published in a local paper in series "Eighty Years or More"