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Alfred Brooker Klugh (1882 - 1932)

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Alfred Brooker Klugh
Born in Marylebone, London, Englandmap
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Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Wiarton, Bruce County, Ontario, Canadamap
[children unknown]
Died in Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canadamap
Profile last modified | Created 26 Mar 2018
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Alfred Brooker Klugh was born London 1882. [1]

He was the son of Arthur G Klugh & Ellen Ann Sims. [2]

He emigrated with his parents from England to Canada in 1894. [3]

He was a botanist. [4][5]
"Alfred Brooker Klugh (1882-1932), a graduate of the OAC, where he was an instructor in nature study before going to Queen's University for the MA degree that he obtained in 1910, was the first to record the presence of Morchella bispora in Canada. Klugh, who manifested many of the traditions of the early naturalists who took all nature as their field, earned a PH D from Cornell in 1926. He rose to the rank of associate professor at Queen's, where he was employed from 1910 until the time of his tragic death in a car-train accident, 1 June 1932." [6]

He married Gertrude Sarah Bell, Ontario 1910. [2]

Alfred died Ontario 1932[7] in a train accident[6].


  • "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 10 December 2017), Alfred B Klugh in household of George T Inman, Rotherfield Greys, Oxfordshire, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Oxfordshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  1. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Albert Brooker Klugh, 1882; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, Marylebone, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), Alfred Brooker Klugh and Gertrude Sarah Bell, 14 Sep 1910; citing registration , Wiarton, Bruce, Ontario, Canada, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 1,872,069.
  3. "Canada Census, 1901," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 18 March 2018), Alfred Klugh in household of Ellan Klugh, Cornwall & Stormont, Ontario, Canada; citing p. 12, Library and Archives of Canada, Ottawa.
  4. "Hand-tinted photograph of Bunchberry flowers", 1920, by Alfred Brooker Klugh,
  5. "Index and List of TitIes, Publications of the Fisheries Research Board of Canada, 1901-1954",
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Essays on the Early History of Plant Pathology and Mycology in Canada", 1994, by Ralph H Estey, page 264,
  7. "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 9 March 2018), Alfred B. Klugh, 01 Jun 1932; citing Kingston, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, 15124, Archives of Ontario, Toronto; FHL microfilm 2,367,816.

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