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Hibner Family

Several of the Hibner family members came to live and die in the Poorhouse during the second half of the nineteenth century. Daniel Hibner, who never stayed in the Poorhouse but had many relatives that did, became a prominent figure in Kitchener from being the mayor of Berlin in 1894 and founding a furniture under his name.

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Herbert Joseph Bowman

Herbert Joseph Bowman was the Inspector of the House from 1906 until his death in 1916. He was also a prominent member on the County Council, holding the position of County Clerk and Treasurer from 1896 until 1916.

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