Posted by: Cornwall Community Museum | June 28, 2017

Robert Revie, Cornwall Insurance Agent and Alderman.

R. Winston Revie, Robert Revie’s son, traveled from Ottawa to donate a collection of Cornwall City Directories, documents, photographs and artifacts relating to his father’s insurance business and political career, to the Cornwall Community Museum.

The above is a 1950 campaign postcard sent to the voters of West Centre Ward by Robert Revie asking for their vote in the upcoming Municipal election.

Robert Revie won a seat in his bid for Alderman in the 1950 Muncipal election for the 1951 to 1952 Council.

scan0116This “Standard-Freeholder” photograph, dated Dec. 5, 1950, from left to right show Mayor A. Horovitz (elected by acclamation) greeting new Council members James Ross, West Ward, Larry O’Dair, East Centre Ward, Robert Revie, West Centre Ward and J.A. Villeneuve, East Ward.

After sitting on Council for a term, Revie decided to run for Mayor in 1952, he was defeated by A. Horovitz.

An advertising ink blotter from The Cornwall Insurance Agency, operated by Robert Revie.

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