Norma Caroline Hall was born in 1915, the daughter of Norma (Daisy) McLachlin and Sydenham Hall. Her grandfather was Claude McLachlin who along with his brother Hugh, ran McLachlin Bros. Lumber company in Arnprior. Her grandmother was Norma VanCourtland, the first of two sisters who married Claude McLachlin. Norma Hall was a generous patron of the Arnprior Public Library and the Arnprior & District Archives. She died in 1993. Norma Hall was an active member of the Arnprior & District Archives and the Arnprior Historical Society.
The portrait was found by Linda Chandler of Arnprior while cleaning out her parent’s house.
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This lovely portrait of Norma Hall at age 9 or 10 was taken by Gastonquay of Ottawa.