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HISTORY OF THE CORNWALL CHEESE AND BUTTER BOARD
 
JAMES J. ROBERTSON

jAMES J. ROBERTSON was born March 25, 1869. His father's name was George E. Robertson and his mother's maiden name was Jane Palmer. His wife's maiden name was Margaret Roys and he is the father of two sons and two daughters. In religion, Mr. Robertson is an Anglican, in politics a Unionist, and a Canadian by birth.
       He at present owns and operates the splendid 200-acre farm located Lot 22 First Concession, Cornwall Township, Stormont County, where he has spent all his life farming. Mr. Robertson has been a member of the Cornwall Cheese Board since it was formed twenty-one years ago and is at present a patron of the Lake View Cheese Factory. He delivers daily, during the season, an average of 400 pounds of milk and produces 500 pounds of butter annually.
       His farm is one of the best-stocked on the Cornwall East Front, 45 head of cattle, 3 horses, 15 swine and over 200 fowl being part of the livestock equipment.
       Mr. Robertson's broad acres annually yield 600 bushels of grain, 80 tons of hay, 4 or 5 acres of corn, 500 bushels of potatoes and 100 bushels of apples.
       Mr. Robertson is regarded as one of the most substantial farmers of the community and is well known and popular in Cornwall and vicinity.
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