By Gerald A. Archambeau
Gerald Augustus Archambeau was once born in Jamaica in 1933. Raised in Kingston by way of his 3 aunts, he was once despatched to Canada in 1947 to affix his mom and stepfather in Montreal. He expert within the plumbing and steam-fitting exchange, yet at age eighteen determined to affix the railway as a passenger vehicle porter. He labored for Canadian Pacific and Canadian nationwide until eventually the Nineteen Sixties, while declining passenger rail site visitors and the ascendence of air shuttle triggered him to modify to a profession with an immense Canadian airline in Toronto.
After his retirement from the airline, Gerald and his spouse, Marion, settled in St. Catharines, Ontario.
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