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Ernest G.L. King (1892 - 1974)

Born in England, Ernest G.L. King came to Beaurepaire in 1929. Married to Irene Ellen Mayo, he was an accountant for Canadian Steel Foundry. He organized the first troop of Boys Scout in 1933. He was an active member of the Beaurepaire United Church, for which he spent 35 years in unbroken service as Sunday School Superintendent. In 1967, he received Canada’s Centennial Medal for his outstanding service to the Community: he served on the Board of the International YMCA, he was active in the Red Cross, he was a member of the CGA and of the Businessmen’s Club.