Series 002 - Abbott Cushing Jenks

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Abbott Cushing Jenks

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CA ETRC P206-002

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  • [1905]-1941 (Creation)

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16 textual records. - 2 photographs : b&w (passport).

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Abbott Cushing Jenks was born the 17 February 1893 in Coaticook, the youngest son of Leslie Jenks and Nancy Cushing. He studied at Coaticook Academy and worked as an investment agent. He married Irene Buckland on 23 February 1924. The couple did not have any children. Abbott died 2 April 1957 and is buried in the Mount Forest Cemetery in Coaticook.

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The series contains primary source information on the life of Abbott Jenks from 1905 to 1941 in Coaticook. It consists of a report card; certificates; a passport; a land deed between Abbott and his brother, Archie; a newspaper article on the Jenks brothers' donation of a silver cup for boys at the Coaticook High School; a registration certificate from the Canadian Kennel Club; a promissory note to A.A. Hall; a membership certificate and cards for the Victoria Lodge of the Oddfellows in Coaticook; and a membership certificate and card for the Order of the Eastern Star. The passport includes two photographs of Abbott Jenks and Irene (Buckland) Jenks. The series is comprised of the following files: Education ([1905]-1911) and Personal Life (1910-1941).

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The documents are in English.

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