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Notes for Carl Milton JORDAN

Carl was a coal miner in NewWaterford for 14 years. He then worked for the Nova Scotia Power Corporation as a pipefitter. He then worked for the Town of NewWaterford on the Waterworks Division as a pipefitter. He was born in Guysborough Co., but his family moved to New Waterford when he was three years old. Carl was an amateur artist and enjoyed oil painting, especially scenery, mainly fishing villages. He was also a very skilled carpenter, making many cabinets and various woodworking projects, and his greatest carpentry accomplishments were the grandfather clocks that he built, his artistry increasing with each one built. The last one built was a mahogany grandfather clock with Westminster chimes and the face had the moon and stars. He was a member of Calvin United Church and when it was rebuilt after a fire, he was instrumental in building the pews and the cross that adorns the new church. He served in WWII and was a proud member of the Canadian Legion. He was an avid fisherman and took many trips with his canoe to various lakes and streams all over Nova Scotia, one of his favorites being Lake a Law, but he also went to such places as Lake Ainslie, Louisbourg area, Main a Dieu.

Cause of Death: Heart Attack

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