Arthur D'Orr LePan fonds

Title: Arthur D'Orr LePan fonds

Dates of creation: 1920-1955

Physical description: 0.85 metres of textual and graphic material

Admin. history/Biographical Sketch: Arthur D'Orr LePan was born in Owen Sound, Ontario on August 20, 1885, the son of Frederick Nicholas LePan and his second wife, Elizabeth. He attended the School of Practical Science (SPS) at the University of Toronto earning a diploma in 1907 and a BASc in 1908. In February 1910 he accepted the position of assistant superintendent of buildings and grounds. LePan took a leave of absence during the First World War, serving in the University of Toronto Contingent of the COTC and as major and later lieutenant-colonel at the School of Infantry. LePan arranged training facilities for the Polish Corps of the French Army at Niagara-on-the-Lake and served as commandant there. In 1919 LePan became superintendent of buildings and grounds, a position he held until retiring in 1956. He was an active member of the Association of Professional Engineers of Ontario and the Toronto Curling Club, serving on the executives of both organizations in the 1920s.  In 1911, he married Dorothy Edge and they had three children. LePan died in 1976.

Scope and content: Diaries, notes, mementoes and other material documenting Arthur D'Orr LePan's professional activities as superintendent of buildings and grounds.

Finding Aids: Box and file list

Access: Open

Accession number: B1979-0006, B1980-0032