FREDERICK ARTHUR CREASY.
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Frederick Arthur Creasy has lived in Saskatchewan some thirty-one years. He is a general merchant at Sutherland, also owns a business block there and has been influential in the development and improvement of the community at large. A native of England, his birth occurred in Plymouth, on the 10th of March, 1874, a son of John and Elizabeth (Parker) Creasy, natives of England. His father was a shipping mer- chant, which line of business he followed successfully throughout his life. His death occurred in October of the year 1908. Mrs. Creasy died in February, 1919. Frederick Arthur Creasy was reared and educated in Plymouth, at- tending the Portland grammar school. For two years he engaged in the shipping business in Plymouth, working without any remuneration the first year and receiving the sum of seven shillings a week the second year. In 1892 he came to Canada and located at Saskatoon, where some of his relatives resided. He had but ten cents to his name and immediate- ly sought work, securing a job on a farm, where he continued to work as a farm hand for two years. He then went to work in a government creamery and worked in the first creamery in Saskatoon as assistant butter-maker for three years, resigning to accept a position with Leslie & Wilson. He drove the first delivery wagon in Saskatoon and later was employed by James Clinkskill, who bought out the business. Mr. Creasy remained with Mr. Clinkskill for ten years. In 1908 he came to Sutherland and bought the general mercantile business of J. F. Cairns, which he has since operated. He carries a complete and high grade stock and enjoys an extensive and representative patronage. He believes that satisfied patrons are the best advertisement and endeavors to serve them to the best of his ability. He owns a fine business block here and his rise in the business world has been rapid, being the result of his own intelligently directed efforts and staunch determination. Meeting with many obstacles that would have caused a less courageous man to turn back, Mr. Creasy was only spurred to greater effort and the result is manifest in his present- day success. On the 21st of October, 1903, Mr. Creasy was married to Miss Gay Irvin and to them two children have been born: Freda Marjorie and Edna Gay. Fraternally Mr. Creasy is identified with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Masons. He is a member of the executive committee of the Saskatoon Motor Association, and he gives his political allegiance to the Conservative party and maintains an active interest in local affairs. For four years he served on the town council. The religious faith of Mr. Creasy is manifest in his attendance at the Presbyterian church. Bibliography follows:


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