Harry Anslinger’s Canadian Connection
WARNING – Due to the age, plus conditions of the original documents, some transcriber errors have no doubt been made. Please make references to the originals for legal purposes.
DEPARTMENT OF PENSIONS AND NATIONAL HEALTH
WHO WAS Col. C.H.L. SHARMAN,
[the following is taken almost directly from the following website -- http://www.rcamuseum.com/English/Great%20Gunners/sharman.htm]
Born in South Woodford, England, in Dec. 1881 and died in Ottawa on 15 May 1970.
He was educated at St Lawrence College and passed the first examination of the incorporated Law Society. His youthful attention was drawn to the New World. He joined the North West Mounted Police (NWMP) in 1898, serving in the Klondike, gaining promotion to Sergeant.
He left to join the British army fighting in South Africa, for a time. Returning to Eastern Canada and a position with the Department of Agriculture , he was appointed a Provisional Lieutenant in the 2nd Battery, Canadian Field Artillery in April 1906.
At the outbreak of the First World War, (now) Major Sharman was seconded to the Canadian Expeditionary Force and assigned command of the 1st Brigade’s 1st Battery. He was wounded and subsequently placed on convalescent leave in Canada. Promoted to Lieutenant-Colonel in July 1916, he returned to France to command the 4th Brigade, etc.
Returning to civilian life and the civil service, he later served as Chief of the Canadian Narcotic Service 1927-1946, was Canadian delegate to the Opium Advisory Committee 1934-1946, acted as Chairman of the United Nations Narcotic Commission 1946-1947 and worked as a member of the United Nations Drug Supervisory Committee 1948-1953. He retired in 1958.
- Here we are sure that Dr.” N.R. Voltaire is actually Dr. Eugene E. Voltaire. The original title of his book being “Love Life: The Truth and Secrets of Human Sex Relations” [Self published – era 1920’s] - 616.9 V93. According to ancestry .com , He died on Aug 8, 1943 in Seattle somewhere at the age of 52.
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