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Robert Joseph Filberg
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1889
Denver
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1977
Hawaii, USA

The Filberg Family are the most prominent pioneer family in the Comox area. Upon his death, Bob bequeathed their nine acre property and Lodge, along with 11 million dollars, to the Vancouver Foundation (which has grown into the largest community endowment fund in Canada).

There is a good bio and a couple of photos at
filberg dot com/home/history/

There is also a book about his life written by Richard Somerset Mackie. "Island Timber" won the Lieutenant-Governor's Medal in 2001 and was short-listed for the Haig-Brown Prize.
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Florence Charlotte McCormack Filberg (1895 - 1958)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Filberg Whittall (1922 - 1967)*
  Robert McCormack Filberg (1925 - 1960)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
REQUIESCAT IN PACE
 
Note: N4 on picture of cenotaph
 
Burial:
Pioneer Memorial Park
Comox
Comox Valley Regional District
British Columbia, Canada
 
Created by: Donna Bruce
Record added: Mar 11, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 106503700
Robert Joseph Filberg
Added by: Donna Bruce
 
Robert Joseph Filberg
Added by: Donna Bruce
 
 
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