Forbes Godfrey dies

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Forbes Godfrey dies - THURSDAY. JANUARY 7, 1932. Is OF HEALTH DIES...
THURSDAY. JANUARY 7, 1932. Is OF HEALTH DIES Death Bemoves Pictures-j Pictures-j Pictures-j que Pigure From . ;y Legislature. . ' V tr'rt"wir'' . TORONTO. Jan. l-Dealh l-Dealh l-Dealh tonight of Han. Or. Forbes Ullett Oodfrtr removed from tho OnUrio Legislature Legislature one of 1U moot picturesque ud fsmlliar figure. Dr. Godfrey had held Mot In ths provincial House for a longer continuous period than any other member. Since 1MT, he had -jeoeeeented -jeoeeeented -Worr-Yotli -Worr-Yotli -Worr-Yotli -Worr-Yotli ihllmr former Minister of Health and labor in the Ferguson Conservative administration a poit he resigned in September, ISM Dr. Godfrey pioneered pioneered enactment of anti-tuberculosis anti-tuberculosis anti-tuberculosis . and industrial- industrial- heellh legislation hr Untarlo. ' Dr. Godfrey was (J -years' -years' of age. Death followed Urtferlof llhuoa d urine which be fousht tenaciously against anaemia. Until a few daya ago. he refused to admit the seriousness of nil condition and continued to visit his patients Dr. Warren Snyder, his son-in-law. son-in-law. son-in-law. son-in-law. son-in-law. attended Dr. Godfrey through the last suae of his Illness and was with him when the end came tonight at the farmer Mlniilert home In Mlmlcer The funeral will be held on Friday afternoon. . . .OBfafaanr J)ocfoc. Dr. Godfrey climaxed a Jons and distinguished public career by-fdsy. by-fdsy. by-fdsy. Becoming Minuter of Health and Labor for Ontario. Tor nearly quarter of a century. Dr. Godfrey aat in tho OnUrio Legislature for the ' riding of West York and- and- waa taken Into the Cabinet of Premier G. H. Ferguson on July Id, 1923. Because of Ill-health Ill-health Ill-health he resigned the portfolio In September of last year and since that time had declined steadily In health. Dr. Godfrey was born in York township March 31, ISM. His father. - Rev. Robert Godfrey, waa Irish and his mother, Mary Elliott Canadian. From this racial fusion Dr. Godfrey inherited a fluent tongue, an easy, going and Jovial disposition that was Ito stand him in good stead in. later. , Thaw jsnor. Because torday an day. that a real according Department forecast weather, the rain short The high as not a early In terday 28, which day Showing temperatures in 1931, the wasta sodden The unsettled, on January The treacherous people way Softening created several automobiles Hopes the holiday yesterday all day. of the day free) In theatres, Exhibiting at an early ace his ca pacity for concentration and painstaking painstaking work. Dr. Godfrey, otter preliminary preliminary education In Owen Sound, entered the medical school of the University University of Toronto. He waa graduated with the enersl proficiency medal. In further pursuit of knowledge, be went to ccunourgn University and Glasgow University, where he took extra post-graduate post-graduate post-graduate .work. : i . Settled hi Mimics. Returning to Canada, Dr. Godfrey settled in Mimico. Ont. In lftM he married Mary M. Carson, daughter of James Carson, of Newbridge, Ont. One daughter waa born. Constance, wife of Dr. Warren Snyder, former rugby star for Toronto University. Public lite always held a fascination fascination for Dr. Godr.-ey. Godr.-ey. Godr.-ey. After his medical medical practice waa assured.' he became more and tnore prominent In Con- Con- servative circles in West York fto-I- fto-I- fto-I- fto-I- y. in isvi aucceasiuuy carrying tne riding for the party. A long awies of successful elections followed. He vast under Ave Premiers,. Sir James Whitney, Sir William Hearst. Hon. K. C Drury, Hon. G. H. Ferguson and lastly, Hon. George S. Henry. " diiih the years Dr. Godfrey pro-greased pro-greased pro-greased in the oounsel of the legislative legislative group of his party. . From the back benches he advanced atiedily toward the front rows, climaxing his career by entering tne Cabinet. As M mister of Health and Labor, Dr. Godfrey continued to exhibit hia capacity capacity for erganimtien, delai! and concentration. With years of medical practice behind him, he was qualified to head the extensive social and medical medical eel ik.ee maintained by the province province and several important measures were written into the statutes through hia efforts. - . Must To R. J. - World Goes Delegates meeting and SmSL striking Stead, Department Colonisation author. speaker delegates, at After tory Pome of world s most war debts individuals methods of revise its there would production so much paradox puasoaefd than there It was t" Tnade consumption, epparating That was st large, Mr. was Joy and so In business as so partly could not Ing to pay but the had When the people and with their old motto so eastern 1929. tho so-called so-called retarded as

Clipped from The Ottawa Journal07 Jan 1932, ThuPage 5

The Ottawa Journal (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada)07 Jan 1932, ThuPage 5
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