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Milne, Francis Joseph (1870-1948)
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Francis Joseph Milne was born in 1870 in Rochdale, England. He married Catherine (Kate) Mallinson ([before 1870]-1924) and together they had the following children: Frank Milne (1894-1970), Allan Edward Milne (died 22 April 1900, aged 15 months), Jessie Dorcas Milne (b. 1904), Harry Austin Milne, and Doris Kathleen (b. 1914).
Francis J. Milne worked for the Dominion Textile Company in Magog where he was overseer of the Folding Room for almost 20 years, retiring in December 1935 after 47 years of service. He was well travelled, both before and after retirement and documented his travels with photographs. Included among his travels were the Chicago Wrold's Fair in 1933, England in 1934 and Washington, DC in 1936, as well as other US cities where his daughter, Jessie, lived with her husband, Harry Jackson, who worked with failing textile plants.
Francis J. Milne died 22 March 1948 at the Sherbrooke Hospital and is buried at the Pine Hill Cemetery.