Ross C. Morton
The author, Ross C. Morton, lived on a farm during the Great Depression, went to a one- room country school, took a high school commercial course and served overseas with the Royal Canadian Air Force during the second World War. He completed a Business Administration education after his discharge from the military, worked at accounting in Montreal for seven years before returning to the Bay of Quinte district where he was employed at a polyester fibre factory. He taught Sunday school, spent a term on the township planning board and the conservation authority, and was active in Boy Scouts, recreation, and heritage committees. He has been married to his wife Geraldine for over 62 years and they have three children. His first book is The Life and Times of a One-Room School and can be obtained on-line from the Adolphustown- Fredericksburgh Heritage Society.