Abbass, John

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Abbass, John

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        1923-2007

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        John Jobe "Johnny" Abbass held the title of president of Abbass Studios. He went on to own and operate Econo Colour camera stores throughout the Maritimes. A prominent businessman and member of the local community, he served as vice president of the Professional Photographers Association of Canada and was involved with the Progressive Conservative Party and the Rotary Club of Sydney. He was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal in 2002 for outstanding contributions to his community. After his retirement from the business, his sons Blaise and John took over the Studios.

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        Abbass Studios Ltd. (1946-Present)

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        Abbass

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        Dates of relationship

        1923-2007

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        John Abbass was the founder and long-time owner of Abbass Studios Ltd.

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