Fonds PR-288 - John Robb Tolmie Andrews fonds

Jeanne Lou Andrews, great-granddaughter of Simon Fraser Tolmie Graduation portrait of John Robb Tolmie Andrews Portrait of John Robb Tolmie Andrews as a child

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John Robb Tolmie Andrews fonds


  • [ca. 1930-1960] (Creation)

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5 photographs.

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John Robb Tolmie Andrews was born on June 1, 1923 in Vancouver to Leonard Robb Andrews and Jane Florence Alison Tolmie (daughter of Simon Fraser Tolmie). As a child, he spent a number of years living at Cloverdale, home of the Tolmie family. Simon Fraser Tolmie was his grandfather. J.R.T. Andrews became a Forester, studying at the University of Toronto and Yale University. He married Helen Catherine Mary Holmes on June 11, 1949 in St. James United Church, Ottawa. They had one child, Jeanne Lou Andrews, born on July 25, 1950 in Ottawa. J.R.T. Andrews died on December 22, 2008 in Vancouver. Daughter Jeanne did not marry or have children. She died in Ottawa on August 5, 2017.


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Donated in 2018 by the Estate of Jeanne Lou Andrews.

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Fonds consists of photographs relating to John Robb Tolmie Andrews.

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