Fonds MCC36 - William Jack Dibblee

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William Jack Dibblee

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  • 1863-1959 (Creation)
    Dibblee, William Jack

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10 cm of textual records
54 photographs

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Biographical history

William Jack Dibblee (1879-1960), was the son of J. T. Allan Dibblee and Maria Ellegood Dibblee, and a descendant of one of the first families to settle in the Woodstock, New Brunswick area. He was educated in the Woodstock public school system and at the Rothesay Collegiate School in Rothesay, NB. On 6 September 1911, he married Marion Grace Dibblee (1884-1962). They had one son, Frederick A. Dibblee.

As a young man, William Jack Dibblee worked for the family hardware business, started by his father and grandfather, William F. Dibblee, in 1877. William Jack Dibblee eventually sold out his interests to engage in the insurance business. For many years, Dibblee represented the town of Woodstock in the Carleton County Council as chairman of the municipal home committee. He also served for many years as secretary of the Woodstock Board of School Trustees, and on the trustees board of the L.P. Fisher Hospital.

Mr. Dibblee served on the Woodstock Town Council and was a member of the Board of Assessors for the town. He was also a member of the Carleton County Children's Aid and the Victorian Order of Nurses. Mr. Dibblee was active in the Woodstock Curling Club of which he was a charter member. He was also a member of the Woodstock Rotary Club. In pre-war years, he was involved in the work of the local agricultural society, especially in the organization of the fall fairs held in Woodstock.

William Jack Dibblee was also an active participant in the Woodstock Board of Trade and a member of the Woodstock Driving Club. He joined various lodges and orders during his lifetime and had been a member of the Order of Foresters since 1888. Mr. Dibblee received a fifty year pin from the Grand Order of the New Brunswick Lodge and he was one of the original members of the Skiff Lake Fishing Club.

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Fonds consists of photographs, certificates, and correspondence pertaining to William Jack Dibblee. Photographs include two portraits of an unidentified man and woman, both formal and informal poses of unidentified individuals, and landscape photographs. There is a 1955 letter to William Jack Dibblee from Hugh John Flemming concerning Dibblee's retirement as a county councillor, and certificates consisting of confirmation, Dibblee's 1959 Masonic Lodge certificate, and Dibblee's 1911 marriage announcement to Grace Dibblee.

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  • English

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