Whitehead, Joseph Blythe

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Whitehead, Joseph Blythe

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  • Whitehead, Joseph Blyth
  • Whitehead, J.B.

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1865-1941

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Joseph Blythe (J.B.) Whitehead was born at Blyth, Ontario, September 17, 1865. He is the son of Charles and Hanna Sybil (Lake) Whitehead. J.B. Whitehead received his education at Tilsonburg, Ontario and St. John's College, Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was employed by the Western Union Telegraph Company in Winnipeg as a bookkeeper for two years. He worked in the Merchant Bank in Brandon before being appointed to the office of treasurer for the City of Brandon, a position that he held from 1893 to 1904. In 1903 he was one of a company of four that purchased the Brandon Sun from J.A. Osborne. He was managing director of the newspaper from 1905 to 1937. On June 2, 1894, J.B. married Edythe Hamilton Christie (1869-1959), the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel H. Christie. J.B. and Edith Whitehead had three children: Ernest Christie, Edith Lake, and Margaret Blackburn. J.B. Whitehead was a member of the Brandon Masonic Lodge, the Brandon Club, the Brandon Board of Trade, the Canadian Press Association and a founding member of the Oak Lake Shooting Club. He was a member of the AF & AM (Scottish Rite, 32nd degree) and the Anglican Church. He passed away at his home in Brandon on 12 September 1941 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

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Whitehead, Ernest Christie (1896-1961)

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Whitehead, Ernest Christie is the child of Whitehead, Joseph Blythe

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Whitehead, Joseph Alexander (1925-1953)

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Whitehead, Joseph Alexander is the grandchild of Whitehead, Joseph Blythe

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Whitehead, Lewis Davidson (1926-1996)

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Whitehead, Lewis Davidson is the grandchild of Whitehead, Joseph Blythe

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