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Here’s photos from the November 9 1932 edition of the Toronto Daily Star of two men who had just been promoted to supervisory roles:

I looked the two men up in the Toronto city directories, because why not?

Bruce H. Curry is listed in the 1933 directory as a manager at London Life. But the 1937 directory just lists him as a salesman there: was this just a peculiarity of the city directory, or was he demoted? The 1938 directory lists him as the same, so perhaps he just wasn’t supervising anymore. For this reason, or perhaps for patriotic reasons, he moved on: the 1943 directory lists him as an assistant divisional registrar for the National War Services Board. The 1946 directory lists him as an employee at the Hay Steel Company, and the 1947 directory does not list him.

A. L. Spracklin has a smaller footprint in the city directories. For some reason, the 1933 directory does not list him, but the 1934 directory lists him as a district supervisor at London Life. The 1937 directory also lists him there (in fact, for some reason, it lists him twice), but the 1938 directory does not list him. This suggests that he was transferred elsewhere.

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