Frederick James Mills died in 1970. He enjoyed a first-hand relationship with the Foundation, having been elected to the Board in 1964.
Mr. Mills served in Italy during the First World War, attained the rank of Captain and was awarded the Military Cross. Subsequently, he joined the family hardware business and was active in the Gyro Club, a local service organization. Like his father Charles, a well-known architect, Fred Mills had an eye for design which he put to use in building his home on Hillcrest Avenue.
Excerpt from 1989-1990 Annual Report