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& Boyd, 123 Sutherland Road, Brighton
L. & Walter J. Hamburger
One of 10
houses in Blake Park constructed by the builders Burdo & Boyd,
including five in a row at this end of Welland Road, 95 Welland
was the home at first to Walter and Janet Hamburger.
(1901-1982) was a textile chemist. He was later one of the founders
of the Fabric Research Laboratories, a company focused on emerging
textile technology and the development of synthetic textile materials.
He and his wife Janet (1905-1983) were listed at this address from
1932 to 1938.
residents were George A. and Ruth D. Bernat who moved here, together
with Ruth's mother Mollie W, Dane (1886-1984), from 83 Harvard Avenue.
George Bernat was an executive with Garland Knitting Mills which
he founded with his older brothers Eugene and Peter in 1937.
father had come to the U.S. with his wife and two older sons from
Budapest, Hungary shortly before George, the youngest son, was born.
The father, Emile, was a master dyer who came to the U.S. to restore
medieval tapestries in museums in Baltimore, Boston, and New York,
according to a 1966 profile of the Garland Knitting Mills in the
New York Times.
(1905-1994) was born in Massachusetts. He and his wife Ruth (1915-1979)
were listed at this address from 1939 until the early 1950s.