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Peter Horn
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Name Peter Horn
Born (1937-10-12) 12 October 1937 (age 80)
Current location Laval, Quebec
Education and employment
Occupation Retired Draftsman
Employer Retired
Education Grade 12
High school Victoria High School
Class of 1955
Het Baarnsch Lyceum, 1950/1951 & 1951/1952
University Victoria College
1 year

Certified Engineering Technician in "drafting technology" (CET) sr., retired. Life member of the Association of Science and Engineering Technology Professionals of Alberta[1] (Canada) (A.S.E.T.) (formerly called The Alberta Society of Engineering Technologists).

Born in Baarn (Soestdijk), Utrecht, Netherlands on the 12th of October 1937. Left Rotterdam on the 13th of May 1952 on the MS Diemerdijk [2][3][4][5][6] of the Holland America Line and arrived in Victoria, British Columbia Canada, by way of the Panama Canal, on the 17th of June 1952 with my parents and 5 younger brothers, of which 4 († August 1975) are still alive.

Six year work stint (1974-1980) at Montreal Locomotive Works/Bombardier as an "interface checker".


This user lives somewhere in Chomedy with his wife Raquel and the one adult offspring (daughter) still living at home. He frequents the local McDonald's which is three blocks west from his residence.

This user prefers to listen to Radio-Classique Montréal CJPX-FM 99,5.

Back in August 2012 my daughter left the nest to get married.

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List of bridges to the Island of Montreal

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The Working Barnstar
For your continuing hard work in improving railway articles!
Michael Johnson 22:24, 25 September 2007 (UTC)
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For your work on Antarctic Islands Justin talk 11:31, 9 September 2010 (UTC)


Ref: User talk:Peter Horn/Archive 2 Reviewer right granted

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Thanks for all your hard work fine-tuning Montreal-area public transit articles!
JmaJeremy talk contribs 03:21, 8 March 2012 (UTC)
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The Disambiguator's Barnstar is awarded to Wikipedians who are prolific disambiguators.
Excellent work on Equipment (disambiguation)! Wbm1058 (talk) 19:24, 15 August 2012 (UTC)
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