Bruce Teasdale

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Abstract: 

Bruce Teasedale graduated from the OAC in 1934. He comments on why he enrolled at OAC, on initiation, on college life and on finding a job during the depression. His first job was with the poultry division of Swift’s. In 1936, he purchased a hatchery and egg laying facility from the Ontario Government. For health reasons, this business was sold in 1944. He was hired as manager of the Elgin County Farmers Co-operative in 1945. In 1956, he was hired by the Ontario Department of Agriculture. He served as a member of the Ontario Farm Marketing Board, as Director of the Co-operative Loans Board and as Manager of the Ontario Grain Elevator Storage Act. He retired from public service as Chief Operating Officer of the Ontario Food Terminal. He was a successful financial manager with each business venture, namely his poultry farm, the Elgin County Farmers Co-operative and the Ontario Food Terminal. The first tape covers the period up to his becoming manager of the Elgin County Farmers Co-operative. The second tape includes his involvement with the Co-operative and the Ontario Department of Agriculture.

Grad Year: 
1934
College : 
OAC
Interview Date: 
Monday, October 29, 1990
Interviewer: 
H. Pettit
Call Number: 
RE1 UOG A1340044