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Jock Waugh & Winnie Russell June 29, 1938
Jock Waugh & Winnie Russell June 29, 1938

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Powell River Telephone Directory, December, 1938, Northwest Telephone Company (5 MB pdf)

 

John "Jock" Waugh &

Winifred Russell
Born: August 8, 1906 Born: April 7, 1913
Place: Nanaimo, British Columbia Place: London England
Married: June 29, 1938
Place: Powell River, B.C., Canada
Died: June 13, 1980 Died: November 1, 1950
Place: Comox, B.C. Canada Place: Oakland, California
Cremated: Nanaimo, B.C. Buried:

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Jock Waugh and Winnie Russell were married on June 29, 1938, in Powell River, British Columbia Canada.

Children Born Place
Glenda L. Waugh 1950 Powell River, BC

The Powell River Years (1933-1943)

Winnie Russell & Jock Waugh c 1935
Winnie Russell & Jock Waugh c 1935


British Columbia High School Basketball Champions
1936-37 Season, Brooks High School
Left to right: Alton Anderson, Bert Grundle, Harry Hunter, Jim Hunter, John Elly, "Babe" Mitchell,
Bob Craig, Tom Gardiner, Dave Rennie, Jock Waugh (High School Principal and Coach)

Letter from Jock Waugh to Winnie Russell, September 1, 1937 (pdf)

Christmas in Nanaimo, December, 1937

Jock Waugh
Jock Waugh
Violet & Chrissie Waugh
Violet & Chrissie Waugh
John (the Joker) Waugh
John (the Joker) Waugh

The Town Crier, Powell River's Most Progressive Newspaper,
Vol. 5 No. 25, Powell River, B.C., Jan 7th, 1938
(pdf):

J. Waugh M.A., Is Appointed Supervisor of District Schools

With the appointment of C.J. Frederickson as School Inspector for the Prince George district came the announcement from the Official Trustee's office here that Mr. John Waugh, M.A. would succeed to the post thus vacated, that of Supervisor of School for the Powell River District. Mr. Waugh took up his new duties Tuesday.

Joining the staff of the Brooks School in 1933, Mr. Waugh taught all grades in that school, and with a background of extensive studies and post-graduate work comes well-equipped to handle his new duties. He took is B.A. and M.A. degrees at the U.B.C. and followed further studies at the University of Toronto and the University of California: at the latter college he specialized in school administration. Added to this, a wide circle of friends on the staff and among the students of his schools assures Mr. Waugh's success in the new position.

Mr. Frederickson was appointed here 18 months ago; he left Wednesday to take up his new duties.

"The Wedding of Much Interest"
June 29, 1938

Wedding of Jock Waugh and Winifred Russell, June 29, 1938
Wedding of Jock Waugh and Winifred Russell, June 29, 1938
Left to right: Ted Bertram, Ron Russell, Mary Cairns, Jock Waugh, Winifred Russell,
Joy Russell, Roy Drury, Christina Waugh and Ed Thompson

Wedding of Jock Waugh and Winnie Russell in Powell River on June 29, 1938

The Honeymoon to California

Princess Mary
"Following the reception the newly married couple left on the Princess Mary for a honeymoon which  will be spent in Puget Sound cities before traveling to Victoria, where  they will spend a month. A motor trip to Southern California will  complete their honeymoon."

At the Sea Lion Caves on the Oregon Coast

Joy, Winnie & Agnes (Ethel) Russell, Sea Lion Caves, Oregon Jock Waugh, Sea Lion Caves, Oregon Jock Waugh, Sea Lion Caves, Oregon, 1938

Winnie, Joy, Christina Orr & Agnes Russell
Winnie, Joy (Bunty), Christina Orr & Agnes (Ethel) Russell

At the Mottishaw's in Los Angeles

Christina Orr, Winnie Russell, Joy Russell, Agnes (Ethel) Russell, Agnes & Charlie Mottishaw
Christina Orr, Winnie Russell, Joy Russell, Agnes (Ethel) Russell, Agnes & Charlie Mottishaw

Charlie Mottishaw, Christina Orr, Jock Waugh & Agnes Waugh Mattishaw
Charlie Mottishaw, Christina Orr, Jock Waugh & Agnes Waugh Mottishaw

Winnie & Jock Waugh, Los Angeles, California, 1938
Winnie & Jock Waugh, Los Angeles, California, 1938

Back in Powell River

Waugh, John r 941 Ocean View Ave, 6546
Waugh, John r 941 Ocean View Ave, 6546
From the Powell River Telephone Directory, December, 1938

Jack Drury and Jean Hunter (Winnie's aunt) and their son Roy were living at 840 Ocean View Ave.


Minister Opens New Gymnasium, March 6, 1940 (pdf)

Unidentified man, Jock Waugh & Joy Russell fishing, c 1940
Unidentified man, Jock Waugh & Joy Russell fishing, c 1940

Mrs. John Waugh Funeral Service is Held Today, Nanaimo District Free Press, October 15, 1940 (pdf)

Private funeral services were hold today for Mrs. Christina Waugh, aged 71, who passed away suddenly at her residence on Selby Street Sunday Morning. Born in Ayrshire, Scotland, Mrs. Waugh had been a resident of Nanaimo for the past 40 years. She came to British Columbia from Montana. Surviving her are her husband, two sons, John and William of Powell River; six daughters, Mrs. W. Newbury of Nanaimo; Miss Elexies, at home; Mrs. Charles Mottishaw, of Los Angeles; Mrs. George Cassidy, ofCedar District; Miss Violet Waugh, of Victoria; and Miss Christina Waugh, at home; one brother Thomas, of Billings, Montana. Three grandchildren also survive her.

Private funeral services were held from the residence at 1 o'clock this afternoon. Pall-bearers were Harry Martin, John McKenzie, Wyman Walkem, George Addison, Frank Cunliffe, Ernest Booth. Re. E. G. McDonald officiated. Internment was in the family plot in the Nanaimo cemetery. Westwood Hirst Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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