Creighton, Charles Dickens

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Creighton, Charles Dickens

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January 1, 1875-January 20, 1963


Charles Dickens Creighton was born January 1, 1875 to businessman and politician David Creighton (b. 1843) and Jane Elizabeth Krammer (b. 1852). Charles' father David was editor and published of the Owen Sound Times and an MPP for Grey North. In 1887 the family moved to Toronto where David helped established The Empire newspaper with Sir John A. Macdonald and later was appointed assistant Receiver-General. Charles Dickens attended the University of Toronto, graduating in 1897 and later worked as a journalist, and in education. In 1923 Charles married Gwendolyn Lloyd (1887-1976) of Milwaukee and they had a son, John David (1926-1991). Charles died January 20, 1963.


Owen Sound, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario

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