Zink, Ralph C., 1914-1981

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Zink, Ralph C., 1914-1981

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Ralph Churchward Zink was born in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia on 7 December 1914, the son of Cecil Edward Churchward (1880-1967) and Margaret Morea (Mills) Zink. He was educated in Dartmouth and graduated from the Fredericton Business College. During the Second World War he served with the Royal Canadian Artillery, retiring in 1945 with the rank of Major. He worked as a public accountant and bookkeeper in Newfoundland; at Amherst, Nova Scotia; and, for the last twelve years of his career, with the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Truro, retiring in 1979. He also assisted with his father's funeral home business. He was married twice. His first wife was Mary B. Lucas; he survived her and later married Margaret P.E. Keddy. Zink had two children, Lynda and David. He died on 17 June 1981 in Windsor, Nova Scotia and is buried in Park Cemetery, Mahone Bay.


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