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Addison, John Hollings

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Title Naval Cadet (UNTD) (RCN(R))
Official Number U-01190
 
Birth 18/12/1929 Death 23/02/2010
Place (nk) Place Toronto
Area (nk) Area ON
Country (nk) Country Canada
 
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Biography
He was living in York Mills ON at the time of his recruitment. He played defence for the University of Toronto hockey team which won the coveted Queen's Cup in 1951. Drafted by the Chicago Black Hawks, the legendary Conn Smythe advised a career in business. He joined his father at City Buick and there began his 50-year association with General Motors. Representing the riding of York North, he was elected to Parliament in 1962.
 
Military Service
He was appointed as a Naval Cadet (UNTD) RCN(R) (With seniority dated 27/01/1951). He served in HMCS York for UNTD 1950-1951. (He was released.)
 
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References
Bill Clearihue (Nominal List UNTD); http://v1.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/Deaths.20100226.93223978/BDAStory/BDA/deaths;
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2011-02-21

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