| January/February 1985

  • Memoriam

  • Memoriam

PAUL E. JONES, of Box 53, Les-lieville, Alberta, Canada, passed away on August 10, 1984, following a four year battle of leukemia.He was 77.

He restored various types of stationary gas engines, antique tractors including oil pulls and Hart Parr's to name a few and built several scale models of various originals. At one time he owned the largest collection of running engines in Canada. He was responsible for the formation and organization of the Central Alberta Antique and Model Club in 1976. This club holds a two day show in September of each year.

Submitted by his daughter Barbara L. Richardson, Box 1496, Rocky Mts. House, Alberta, Canada ToM IT0

JOHN A. RICHTER, a lifetime resident and historian of Novi, Michigan died October 9 at age of 82.

In spite of blindness caused by an accident, Mr. Richter operated a small engine repair shop at his home and was an active particpant in his community.

Mr. Richter achieved a certain prominence in Novi in his later years as the city's self-appointed historian. He was well-known for his recollection of the city's early days and was a charter member of the Novi Historical Society.