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Dows, Frank fonds
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1 photograph : b&w.
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Frank Dows, the son of Arthur Dows, was born April 2, 1919 in St. Brieux, Saskatchewan. In the fall of 1923, his family moved from the homestead in St. Brieux to Melfort, Saskatchewan, where his father had obtained work with the town. Frank obtained his initial education at Melfort Public School. His first job was at A.B Crookshanks General Store in 1936. Frank later worked at the Grain Growers Co-op in Melfort, Saskatchewan from 1938-1940. He married Cecile on November 7, 1940 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The marriage was performed by Rev. R.K. Sampson. Frank served in the RCAF in WWII as Corporal (aircraft electrician) from 1942-1945. He later worked in sales at Fisher's Department Store in Lloydminster, Alberta from 1951-1980, and eventually retired to British Columbia. Frank had two children.
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The fonds contains one framed black and white photograph of the Melfort Public School and students of May of 1926.
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Items donated by Frank Dows to Melfort & District Museum.
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Copyright: Public Domain
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