Oscar Fleming, First Mayor of the City of Windsor
The son of Samuel Fleming and Sophia M. Harwood, he was born in Milton, Halton County, Canada West and was educated in Windsor. He articled in law in Toronto, was called to the bar in 1885 and set up practice in Windsor. Fleming served two years on the local school board and three years on Windsor town council. He was the last mayor for the town of Windsor and the first mayor after Windsor became a city.
Fleming also served as vice-president of the McAplin Consumers Tobacco Company and as a director for the Standard Paint and Varnish Company of Windsor and of the Windsor Turned Works Company. With his brothers, he was the owner of an office building in Windsor. He was also grand marshal of the Grand Lodge of Ontario.
In 1890, Fleming married Caroline Maud Drake.
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Oscar Fleming as a Young Man