Fonds 458

Title: Senator Frank O’Connor fonds

Creator: Odette Burgess, 9th Line, Lakefield, ON

Dates of Material: 21 August 1939

Physical Description: 1 inch, 2.54 cm

Scope and Contents:
Clippings from the August 21, 1939 editions of the Toronto Daily Star & Evening Telegram on the death of Senator Frank O’Connor.

Access Conditions:
Open to researchers.

Finding Aids:
None Available on site.

None expected.

Custodial History:
Donated to the Trent Valley Archives, 2015, by Odette Burgess.

Biographical Sketch/ Administrative History
Frank Patrick O’Connor (April 9, 1885 – August 21, 1939) was a Canadian politician, businessman, philanthropist. He was the founder of Laura Secord Chocolates and Fanny Farmer, and the namesake behind O’Connor Drive in Toronto. He began work at Canadian General Electric, Peterborough at age 14.

Access points
O’Connor family
Laura Secord Candy Company