Remembering Charles Gratrix, Reeve of Tay Township


Charles Gratrix was Reeve of Tay Township for eleven terms and lived on his farm on the 9th Concession, renamed Gratrix Road.

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He was also warden of Simcoe County in 1929 and was active in County affairs for many years. His sound business practices were credited in helping rescue Tay’s financial position during the depression.

He died in 1941, in his 61st year, and is buried in Waubaushene Protestant Cemetery. His property is still in the family.

Sources:

Cecil Gratrix

Tay Heritage Committee

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