CHARLES WELLINGTON BIRDSALL

1893 - March 4, born to Annie Robb (Powers) Birdsall and John Wellington Birdsall at Fairview Farm, Middleton Township Third Concession south of Talbot Road, lots 13, 14.

1906 - Passed the Entrance after attending South Middleton Public School, S.S. No. 13.

1907-1909 - Tillsonburg High School

1909-1910 - Tillsonburg Business College

1910-1915 - Worked on farm with his Father

l915 - September 15, married Eva Bernice Swinn

1920 - Bought the farm from his Father, his Father and Mother moved to the "Triggerson Place" on the Plank Road, now Hwy. 59

1928 - Grew first crop of tobacco

1928-1930 - Councillor, Township of Middleton

1940 - sharegrowers grew the tobacco crop

1952 - sold the farm to Jack and Freda Graves

1948-1950 - Deputy Reeve Middleton Township

1951-1952 - Reeve, Middleton Township

1951 - Warden of Norfolk County

1953 - Progressive Conservative Candidate in Federal Election

1956-1961 - Assessor, Middleton Township

1972 - Moved to Tillsonburg from the farmhouse where he was born

1980 - Killed in a car accident on November 6

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