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TB: J.S. Woodsworth

From: "Mark, Maureen" <MARKM@tc.gc.ca>

Posting for Sandy,

> Maureen Mark
> mailto:mmark@ottawa.com
> Ottawa, Canada (zone 4)
> A (partial) description for "J. S. Woodsworth" (Bartlett-E. '44) is 'B7D'.
> I read this as blue standards with pink to red toned falls, but the
> overall 
> predominent colour is dark blue.  
> 1.) Can this be confirmed?
> 2.) Anyone know a source?
> 3.) The parents are (Nene X Black Wings).  What does the register mean by 
> 'Etc.' in these parents?  I can't quite puzzle it out.
> This is where the electronic register will be very useful.  I have been
> looking 
> through the 1949 check list for introductions by this hybridizer (happens
> to be 
> my great-grandfather) off and on for two months.  As luck would have it,
> it is 
> on the same page as "Joseph's Coat" (the LA, not the IB/MTB), the subject
> of my 
> most recent embarrassment on Iris-talk:-).
> J.S. Woodworth was a very important political figure in Canada, so I can 
> restrict further searches to left-wing Canadian politicians active in the 
> 1920's-1940's.
> Regards,
> Sandy Ives in Ottawa z4ish who has one lonely reticulata in bloom to keep
> the 
> faith alive.

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