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MASONIC BIOGRAPHIES
FAMOUS FREEMASONS
VANCOUVER MAYORS
Jonathon Webster Cornett
[Jonathon Webster Cornett ]
March 10, 1883 - August 19, 1973
Originally from Lansdowne, Ontario, "Jack" Cornett served as Vancouver mayor from 1941 to 1946.
The last reeve of the municipality of South Vancouver, shoe merchant Cornett’s term was largely taken up with issues of housing and road improvements. He actively promoted a ten-year plan to improve city streets, sidewalks, sewers and lighting, and provide adequate fire protection in the harbor.
Active in the Craft, he served as District Deputy Grand Master.
Initiated:
Maple Leaf Lodge No. 74
Affiliated:
Keystone Lodge No. 121

Source: Grand Lodge of BC and Yukon records. "Mayors of Vancouver", Donna-Jean MacKinnon, The Greater Vancouver Book.

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