|HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD|
Mr. McIntosh has a highly-cultivated and well-equipped farm, on which his nursery is situated, located Part Lot 24-25, Seventh Concession, Cornwall Township, Stormont County. Nine hundred bushels of grain, 100 tons of hay, 6 acres of corn, 100 barrels of fruit and 70 bushels of potatoes are annually produced. A fine herd of 30 graded Ayrshire cattle, 5 horses, 13 swine and 60 fowl is part of the livestock equipment. A large sugar bush is located on the property.
View of McIntosh Nursery
Mr. McIntosh has been a member of the Cornwall Cheese & Butter Board since it was established twenty-one years ago, and is a patron of the Black River Cheese Factory, where he delivers a daily average during the season of 500 pounds of milk. He produces annually 200 pounds of butter.
Mr. McIntosh became active in politics a few years ago, but voluntarily retired to devote his time and attention to his business. In 1908 he was elected township councillor, in 1909 deputy reeve, and in 1910 reeve. In all of these important positions he gained a reputation for eminent fairness, honesty and executive ability.
Mr. McIntosh's mother was Margaret McDougall. He married Marjorie McKinnon, and is the father of five sons and one daughter. He is an Independent in politics and a Scotch Canadian. His Post Office address is Harrison, Ont., R. R. 1, Box 54.
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