|HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD|
|A. J. ROBERTSON|
|J. ROBERTSON is sixty-four years of age and is the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Robertson. His family consists of his wife, who was formerly Margaret E. McGregor, three sons and three daughters. He is a Scotch-Canadian, a Presbyterian and a Liberal. |
His farm is an extensive one of 254 acres, located East 1/2 Lot 4, Ninth Concession, Cornwall Township; Lot 9 and East 1/2 Lot 10, Eighth Concession, Indian Lands. He has a stock of 60 cattle, including 6 Registered Ayrshires, 10 horses, 12 swine and 60 fowl. His annual productions are 1,000 bushels grain, a large quantity of hay, 20 acres corn, 120 bushels potatoes, with fruit and vegetables for his own use. There is a sugar bush on this property consisting of about 500 trees.
Home of A. J. Robertson
Mr. Robertson has experienced twenty years of farm life, and has been a patron of the Cheese Board for the same duration of time. He sends, as a daily average, 600 pounds of milk to the North Branch Cheese Factory.
Mr. Robertson has been salesman on the Cornwall Cheese Board for twenty consecutive years — seventeen for the North Branch Factory, and two years for the Martintown Factory. He is probably one of the oldest salesmen in point of service on the Board. He has three sons, Arthur Dougall and Archie Hugh, who were in uniform during the war, one in the Aviation Corps, the other in the First Canadian Tank Battalion. His other son is assisting his father in the operation of his farm.
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