J.Roy Baxter

Joined the Department of Transport (DOT) in 1936. Retired in 1968.

Entré au ministère des Transports (MDT) en 1936. Retraité en 1968.

 

 

J.Roy Baxter

1968 - J. Roy Baxter, D.O.T. Representative in London, England, for the past two years, has retired after nearly 44 years in the government service.

 

Born at Carleton Place, Ont., in 1907, Mr. Baxter received his education in Smiths Falls and Ottawa.

 

He entered government service in 1924 with the Department of Colonization and Immigration and transferred to the Canadian Travel Bureau in the Department of Railway and Canals in 1934.

 

In 1936, he joined the personnel division of the newly formed Department of Transport, his first task being the administration of personnel for Air Services.

 

In 1948, he was appointed chief of personnel; in 1954, director of personnel and information services; in 1955, director of administration and personnel; and in 1956, assistant deputy minister, personnel and administration.

 

Mr. Baxter is a past president and co-founder of the Public Personnel Institute and a past president and co­founder of the Civil Service Recreational Association.

 

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