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Rev William Henry Anger

Rev William Henry Anger

Fort Erie, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Death 9 Jul 1927 (aged 79)
Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Burial Niagara Falls, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada
Plot (section 05, plot 0560, grave 1S)
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William Henry ANGER, son of Henry C. ANGER and Catharine BOWEN, was born October 21, 1847 in Bertie Township (now Fort Erie), Welland County, Ontario, CANADA. William died July 9, 1927 in the Private Pavilion of the General Hospital, Toronto, York Co., ON, CANADA. William ANGER was buried July 12, 1927 in the Drummond Hill Cemetery with his wife, Harriet Amelia "Hattie" DELL (1863-1916) and first son Clarence "Roy" ANGER (1886-1914). There is a space on the grave stone above his wife that was never cut for William.

Rev. William Henry ANGER, BA, a Methodist Minister, and his brother, James Edwin ANGER, became publishers and created the Niagara Falls Review newspaper, which has been the local newspaper in the Niagara Falls area since it was first established, by the ANGER brothers, in 1879.

James E. ANGER carried on as publisher & editor of the Niagara Falls Review, while William H. ANGER started a business school, in Niagara Falls, known as the Niagara Falls Business College. By 1885, the school was moved to St. Catharines, Ontario, then known as the St. Catharines Business College.

Wm. Henry ANGER, of St. Catharines, Principal of St. Catharines Business College, married Harriet Amelia DELL, of Stamford, daughter of James Stephen DELL & Esther Ann AUSTIN. They married December 30, 1885 at Stamford Township (Niagara Falls), Welland County, Ontario, CANADA.

Son Clarence "Roy" ANGER was born 1886 in St. Catharines and died 1914 in Toronto. He is buried with his parents in Drummond Hill Cemetery.

Living in Toronto, Ontario, William H. ANGER was an author & law publisher, writing and publishing Canadian Commercial, Mercantile and Business Law publications, himself and with others, including his son Harry Dell ANGER. These Law publications are still currently in use, 2013.

His son, The Hon. Mr. Justice Harry Dell ANGER was born November 3, 1888 in St. Catharines, Lincoln County, Ontario and died June 14, 1953 in Toronto, York County, Ontario. Harry graduated from the University of Toronto 1910, was a graduate of Osgoode Hall Law School, class of 1914. He was called to King's Council 1934, and appointed magistrate 1936. After retirement from the bench, 1938, he practiced law on his own until his death, 1953.

The following is a summary from Census records, marriage record, marriage notice published in the Acton Free Press, and death registration: Minister 1871; Publisher, Niagara Falls Review 1881; Principal of St. Catharines Business College 1885, 1891; Law Publisher 1901; Publisher 1911; Author & Law Book publisher 1927

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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100157253
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev William Henry Anger (21 Oct 1847–9 Jul 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100157253, citing Drummond Hill Cemetery, Niagara Falls, Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario, Canada ; Maintained by Phil Wilson (contributor 47608743) .