Carveth, James Lawrence “Jimmie”

Rank: Sergeant
Force: Royal Canadian Air Force

Jimmie Carveth was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald “Pat” and Gladys (Clarkson) Carveth. He was born in Grande Prairie AB on December 21, 1923, and took his early schooling in the Twighlight and Five Mile schools, and later obtained an Engineering Degree at the University of Alberta. During WW II Jimmie was a sergeant in the RCAF. On July 16, 1948 he married Lina Josephine Anderson (daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Eric Anderson of Gunn AB) in Grande Prairie. The couple settled in Calgary and raised two boys: Donald and Ray. Jimmie worked for Stearns-Rogers as a chemical engineer for over 25 years, and he also coached minor league sports. Lina passed away in 1984, and Jimmie died on June 18, 1986 at age 62 in Calgary.

Pioneers of the Peace p. 139
Grande Prairie Herald Dec. 25, 1923 p. 1 c. 3 (birth)
Herald Tribune July 22, 1948 p. 6 c. 5 (marries)
Grande Prairie Daily Herald Tribune June 20, 1986 (Obituary)