[[people:garner:eleazer_william_1887]]

Eleazer William Garner

  • b- Apr 28, 1887 , Walkerton, Bruce Co, ON
  • d- Oct 27, 1937 , buried in Estevan City Cemetery

Wife- Esther Gray

  • b- Nov 26, 1889 in Duluth Minn
  • d- Dec 26, 1981
  • also buried in Estevan City Cemetery

Married in Duluth MN in 1915,
Photo courtesy Edward Garner Feb 5, 2020

They had a son, John and two daughters, Gwendolyn and Marion

Father- Eleazer William Garner,

  • b- 1859 in ON
  • d- 1940

Mother- Lucinda Jane Brown,

  • b- 1858 in ON
  • d- 1939
  • 1891- in Brant, Bruce East, ON, age 3
  • came to Saskatchewan in 1908 to Regina
  • After working for International Harvester in Regina he moved to Estevan in 1915
  • Had a large real estate and Insurance business in Estevan area
  • Lawyer, living on 2nd st Estevan in 1916, Called to Saskatchewan Bar in 1918
  • Councillor Estevan City in 1918
  • He was once Mayor of Estevan 1920-22
  • In 1923 donated the Garner Shield for Public speaking, to ECI
  • Liberal Member of the 7th Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly, in 1929
  • Garner had 10 years experience as manager of a deep seam mine, he became Vice-President of Truax-Traer in the area.(in June 1931 Mr. Garner was Managing Director of the Truax-Traer strip mine)
  • International Harvester Co. Lawyer for the district.
  • Rural Municipality No.5. Lawyer
  • President Liberal Assn. of Estevan.
  • Secretary for the Federal Association, Federal Constituency.
  • Member of the Golf and Curling Club.
  • Religion Methodist.
  • Member of the Odd Fellows, Rotary club, and Local board of trade
  • Secretary and manager of Estevan Agricultural society from 1917- 1923
  • Garner Place named after him in Estevan
  • Old Telephone building at 1222 5th st named after him
  • Living with him in 1916:
    • Fredrick (Fred) William Newcombe, age 37

(he became Mayor of Estevan as well, 1919-20) and Grace S. Newcomb, age 33, his wife

  • Last modified: 2020/02/05 09:42
  • by dlgent