Item UA-43, PB Box 23, Folder 30, Item 18 - Photograph of Stan Wood

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Photograph of Stan Wood

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UA-43, PB Box 23, Folder 30, Item 18

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  • [1979?]-[1999?] (Creation)

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1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 15 cm

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Item is a photograph of Stan Wood of Fredericton, NB, Nova Scotia Agricultural College class of 1918. Wood won the award for the oldest grad in attendance at what may have been an Alumni Association event or reunion.

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Stanley Freeman Spearin (Stan) Wood, born 5 March 1898 in Carter’s Point, Kings County, N.B., died 16 June 1991 in Fredericton, N.B., buried in Moncton, N.B. (Elmwood Cemetery, Oulton’s Lot).
Stan grew up on the family farm in Carter’s Point, and served a short time in the 9th Siege Battery of the Canadian Army towards the latter part of World War 1.
He graduated from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in 1918 with the Governor General’s Medal for highest standing. He continued his education in Guelph, graduating from the Ontario Agricultural College with a BSA degree in 1923.
His entire working life was spent with the N.B. Dept. of Agriculture, most of it in Fredericton. He served as Director of Livestock, Director of the Extension Branch, and finally Administrative Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture. He was a Fellow of the Agricultural Institute of Canada, honorary member of the N.B. Institute of Agrologists, the Canadian 4-H Council, and of the Canadian Society of Animal Science. He was a recipient of the Queen’s Silver Jubilee Medal for service to the agricultural industry.
Stan was an Elder of St. Paul’s United Church in Fredericton, a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Fredericton, and also a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary International.
He was an active curler in the Fredericton curling club and served for many years on its executive.
Stan built a cottage on the family farm property at Carter’s Point which he and his wife Emily visited regularly. After Emily’s passing, he continued going there every summer until his 92nd birthday.
He married Emily Blanche Oulton, (1898-1975), on the 9th of August 1930 in Moncton, N.B..

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