Boates, Roy Emmerson

Birth Name Boates, Roy Emmerson
Gender male
Age at Death 67 years, 6 months, 21 days


Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth December 11, 1922 Tyne Valley, Prince Edward Island  
Death July 1, 1990 Carleton Siding, Prince Edward Island  


Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Boates, John Alexander
Mother Ramsay, Maisie Mary Jane
    Brother     Boates, Henry Sterling
    Brother     Boates, Ralph Edward
    Sister     Boates, Sadie Jane Jennie
    Brother     Boates, Earl Graydon
         Boates, Roy Emmerson


Pharmacist, Order of Canada

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Order of Canada:

Order of Canada

Roy E. Boates, C.M., B.Sc.
Full Name Honour Received Residence
Roy E. Boates, C.M., B.Sc. C.M. Summerside
Honour Appointment Investiture
Member of the Order of Canada April 20, 1990 October 24, 1990
Recently retired Head of Pharmacy at Prince County Hospital in Prince Edward Island, he is well known for his involvement in community affairs and is recognized for his professional dedication to the medical needs of the developing nations. While working in Africa, he helped make essential drugs more available to the rural population and, since his return to Canada, is actively collecting medical supplies, clothing and other equipment to send to the needy of the Third World.
Deceased on July 1, 1990.


  1. Boates, John Alexander
    1. Ramsay, Maisie Mary Jane
      1. Boates, Henry Sterling
      2. Boates, Ralph Edward
      3. Boates, Sadie Jane Jennie
      4. Boates, Earl Graydon
      5. Boates, Roy Emmerson