Fonds F01798 - James Walter Houlden fonds

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James Walter Houlden fonds

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CA ON00239 F01798

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  • 1922-1927 (Creation)
    Houlden,James Walter

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0.03 m of textual records.

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(1904 - 1994)

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James Walter Houlden was born in 1904 and attended Queen's University, graduating in Applied Science in 1927. He was an accomplished athlete and inducted into the Manitoba Sports Hall of Fame in 1982. He was known for his expertise and skills in rifles and shooting and was instrumental to the establishment of the Junior Hunting Training Program. He joined the Montreal Regiment one day before the outbreak of World War Two, and was the Chief Ballistician for Canadian Industries Limited and Defence Industries Limited during the war years. Mr. Houlden is a Life Member of the Ontario Rifle Association, the Quebec Rifle Association, and the National Rifle Association of Great Britain; a Life Governor of the Dominion of Canada Rifle Association, and an Honourary Life Member of the Manitoba Provincial Association.

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This fonds consists of Hamilton Collegiate Institute Yearbook, 1922; bound copy of articles -- including 'The New Central Heating Plant of Queen's University and Kingston General Hospital', 1923 -- regarding mechanical design and stress analysis, 1923-1924; magazine copy of Franklin Field Illustrated 29th Annual Relay Carnival from the University of Pennsylvania, 1923; convocation program for the 86th Convocation session at Queen's University, 1927; booklet of examination results for the Faculty of Applied Science from Queen's University, 1926-7.

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Gift of Jill Buffie Chapman.


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  • English

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2999 (Houlden)

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  • Folder: 2999 (Houlden)