Thoughtful remembrances of People who built the Junction.
The Maple Leaf Milling Company that sat on the west side of Junction Rd. Has been gone for decades, the company that evolved from the milling firms still has operations in the Junction at 100 Ethel Ave, Toronto. The plant is pictured above,
Arthur Russell Mercer, 47, manager of the West Toronto mlll of the Maple Leaf Milling Co. Ltd., died of a heart attack at Haliburton on Monday.
Maple Leaf Mills manger dies.
Mr. Mcrcer was born in St. Marys, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mercer, He attended school there. He camne to Toronto in 1928 and slx years later joined the Maple Leaf Co.. where he had been employed for 23 years. He had becn a member of the Purchasing Agents Assocla- tion and Mmico Lawn Bowling Club. He was active in Wesley United Church, Mimico. He leaves hls wife, the for- mer Evelyn Viola Philllps: two chlldren, Lynne and Jil1, at hls home, 27 MIles Rd. Mimico: and a brother, George Nercer of Toronto, in additlon to hls parents. The Globe and Mail Aug 7, 1957; P