Henry Sturm

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Henry William Sturm (1884 – 1977) was a barber and politician in Ontario, Canada. He served as mayor of Kitchener from 1933 to 1934.[1]

He was born in Waterloo and was educated locally. He apprenticed as a barber and worked at J.J. MacCallum's News and Barber Shop until 1918.[1] Sturm served on Kitchener council from 1924 to 1926, in 1928, from 1930 to 1932, from 1936 to 1942 and from 1944 to 1953.[2]

He helped promote the construction of the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium and served on the Kitchener Memorial Auditorium Commission.[1]

The Victoria Park neighbourhood of Kitchener holds a Henry Sturm Festival each year. Henry Sturm Boulevard in Kitchener was also named in his honour.[3]


  1. ^ a b c "Henry W. Sturm". Waterloo Region Hall of Fame. 
  2. ^ "Interesting Election Facts". City of Kitchener. 
  3. ^ "Community festival will blaze Iron Horse Trail". The Record. May 24, 2012.