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New Brunswick - Canada
Biographical Notes for People from
Kings County - New Brunswick - Canada
Allen, Patricia - Sussex Corner - First female president of NB Chamber of Commerce
Beardsley, Janice - Sussex Corner - " Break of Day" Satined Glass Art. Has entered politics.
Crawford, Winston - of Sussex Corner - Canadian Fiddle Champion. He was at " Fiddlers & Followers Weekend" the first weekend in August (August 1, 2,3 2003) at Rainbow Valley PEI
Cummings, Chris - of Norton - Country Singer
Hooper, Kathy - Artist of Hampton
Hooper, Sue (SUMO) designs and hand-prints quality cotton clothing. As well as her well known "Fundy Coast" and her "Famous Artist" series of paintings. Avid gardener who had her garden appear in Canadian Living July 1999 issue.
Hooper, John - Artist of Hampton. Known for bronze sculptures; a new direction for this wood carver and sculptor. He also has carvings in progress and his book, "The World of John Hooper" The shop is open every weekend until Labor Day or by chance through the week at
177 Kennebecasis River Road, Hampton, NB.
Humphrey, Dr. John Peters - of Hampton was writer of International Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms. Mr Humphrey, was born in Hampton, New Brunswick, and educated at Mount Allison and McGill Universities, played a primary role in the preparation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in its adoption by the General Assembly of the United Nations on December 10, 1948. Eleanor Roosevelt referred to this Declaration as "The Magna Carta of Mankind" He founded the Canadian Federation for Human Rights and the Canadian Society of Amnesty International. He also worked as a director for the International League for the Rights of Man and served as a member of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women. What is JPHMUN ?
McKenna, Frank of Apohaqui. Former New Brunswick Premier. Achieved noteworthy success as a lawyer, politician and businessman. He won three overwhelming mandates as Premier of the Province of New Brunswick and achieved national prominence for his leadership.
Patterson, Freeman - Photographer of Kingston Peninsula, an internationally recognized freelance photographer, teacher of visual design, and writer living at Shampers Bluff, New Brunswick, Canada.
Powning, Beth - Author and photographer / http://www.powning.com/
Powning, Peter - Artist of Markhamville. Peter's work in clay, bronze and glass
Ross, Dan (1912-) of East Riverside, has over 325 novels in print. He's the author of both national and international best selling novels. His book "China Shadows" sold over 2 million copies.
Turnbull, Wallace.Rupert of Rothesay, N.B. was a pioneer in the aeronautical research and invention fields. He was born in Saint John , studied engineering at Cornell and Heidelberg, and in 1901 established his own business in Rothesay as a consulting engineer. In order to conduct his extensive aeronautical research, Turnbull built a wind tunnel - the first in Canada - in his own workshop. He was considered a genius of aeronautical engineering and inducted into the Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame in 1977.