The Squeaker Election — November 1980 Carleton Place

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The Squeaker Election — November 1980 Carleton Place

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 - Citizen staff writer In Gananoque, Bill Nalon...

 - Carleton Place Mayor Meat Barker 1 ,912, ATJaa...

 

 - J Q. i J (ft ;7. A- - I 7 .' - c J A r; j i...

 

 - Lady Luck to decide who's mayor By Bob Marleau...

November 1980

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 - I ( I) Whi linn"" - I' ji. " Mm Allan Code...

Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Citizen,
  2. 03 Nov 1982, Wed,
  3. Other Editions,
  4. Page 3

 

 - It's time for perennial Carleton Place mayoral...

Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Citizen,
  2. 03 Jan 1983, Mon,
  3. Other Editions,
  4. Page 3

 - For Allan Code, who lost the job as mayor of...

Clipped from

  1. The Ottawa Citizen,
  2. 15 Dec 1980, Mon,
  3. Other Editions,
  4. Page 3

In 2010 Wendy LeBlanc became Carleton Place’s second mayor. Former mayor Melba Barker held the position for 11 years, beginning in 1980. Since 1901 when Carleton Place had their first mayor, Dr. Preston (we had reeves before that) there have been only 6 women in municipal power.

 

 

  1. Information where you can buy all Linda Seccaspina’s books-You can also read Linda in The Townships Sun and theSherbrooke Record and and Screamin’ Mamas (USACome and visit the Lanark County Genealogical Society Facebook page– what’s there? Cool old photos–and lots of things interesting to read. Also check out The Tales of Carleton Place. Tales of Almonte and Arnprior Then and Now.relatedreading

    The Thomas Alfred Code Journal – Letters-Part 12- Code Family–“Had I the course to go over again I would evade outside responsibilities beyond my share, even if it cost more”

  2. It’s Hard for Women to get into Office in Carleton Place — 1974 –Mary Cook

  3. Carleton Place is Like Kansas of the United States

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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