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Harold Eugene Greenlaw
1894 - 1963
Harold, Mary Etta, Aaron, Thomas, Thomas A, Jonathan, Samuel, Isaac
Inquest into Death of Hunter Postponed ST STEPHEN (SPECIAL) Charlotte County Coroner, J E. Williston reported yesterday the inquest into the Tuesday death of 66- year-old Harold Eugene Greenlaw of St. Andrews— New Brunswick’s first hunting fatality—has been postponed indefinitely. Mr. Williston said a coroner’s jury was empanelled and viewed the body at Charlotte County Hospital, where Mr. Greenlaw’s death occurred. An autopsy was performed at Saint John General Hospital Wednesday, Mr. Williston said. Details of the autopsy were not released. Members of the coroner’s jury are foreman, Raymond Day; Torrence Stevens, Kitchener Hayman, Carson McGinchey, Eldon Wilson, Archie Andres and Lance Grant, all of St. Stephen and Joseph Moffit, Milltown. RCMP reported that Mr. Greenlaw, a retired Canadian Pacific Express Agent of St. Andrews, died as a result of a gunshot wound suffered in a hunting accident at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday evening near the Glebe Road in the Parish of St. Andrews. Police said the shot was believed fired by another hunter. Details were not given. It was reported that Mr. Greenlaw and his wife had been at their cottage on the shore of Chamcook Bay, Tuesday afternoon. Mrs. Greenlaw had gone into the nearby woods to hunt. Mr. Greenlaw retired in May 1959, after being CPR Express agent at St. Andrews for nearly 40 years. He was a member of a prominent St. Andrews family, the elder son of G. King Greenlaw and Etta (Hartt) Greenlaw. He is survived by his wife, the former Mrs. Jack Chandler, two sons by his first marriage to the former Ruby Thorne of Saint John, Harold Greenlaw , Los Angeles, former Saint John policeman; Dr. King Greenlaw, of San Francisco; two brothers, William Greenlaw, Lacombe, Alberta and Rupert, Detroit, Michigan; two sisters, Miss Maude Greenlaw, Saint John and Elaine, Rev. Sister Regina of Saint John. Funeral arrangements have not been announced.
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