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Copyrighted 1916

A Biographical Dictionary of Men and Women

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PORTLAND: 72-74 Fifth Street
VANCOUVER: Dominion Building
MONTREAL: Transportation Building
WINNIPEG: McArthur Building

TORONTO: C. P. R. Building
MINNEAPOLIS: Security Building
NE'W YORK: 206-208 Broadway
OTTAWA: Union Bank Building

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ABBOTT, Gcorg-e — Of Abbott & Suth-
erland, Real Estate and Financial Agents,
432 Homer St., "Vancouver, and 1216 Broad
St., Victoria. Born Auckland, N. Z., Oct.
31, 1878, son of Henry and Agnes Sarah
Bruce Abbott. Real estate business, Auck-
land, 1906-1911; came to Vancouver and
began present business, J911. Married
Evelyn Cardno, 1907. Presbyterian. Ad-
dress: Merrill Mansions, Vancouver, B. C.

ABBOTT, Harry Braitliwaite, C. B. —

Born Abbotsford, Que., June 14, 1829.
jSon of Rev. Joseph and Harriet Abbott.
(?}ducated High School, Montreal; McGill
[University. With St. Lawrence & At-
j antic Railway, now part of G. T. Ry.;
resigned 1857. Contracted and leased
(jliviere du Loup section of G. T. R.
V858; chief engineer Brockville & Ottawa
Ry., 1864. Built and was president and
'.nanaging-director Carleton Place & Ot-
tawa branch Canadian Central Ry., 1872;
chief engineer Eastern Extension Ry.
Co., 1876. Entered service of C. P. R.
as manager of construction of Sault
Ste. Marie branch, 1882. General su-
perintendent for British Columbia, 1886,
retiring 1897. Assisted formation of
11th Battalion V. M. Argenteuil Ran-
gers and retired with rank of major,
Married Margaret Amelia Sicotte, 1868
has two sons and one daughter. Clubs
Vancouver, Union (Victoria). Address
720 Georgia St., Vancouver, B. C.

ABBOTT, JTolm i;ouis Grahame. — Of

Abbott & Hart-McHarg, Barristers and
Solicitors, 206 Winch Bldg., Vancouver.
Born Brockville, Ontario, December 26,
1870. Son of Harry and Margaret Ab-
bott. Educated Sorel, Que., and Trin-
ity College, Toronto. Came to British
Columbia, 1886. Called to the British
Columbia bar in 1895 and has practiced
law in Vancouver since. Ex-registrar
of titles, Vancouver. Married Miss Al-
exander, Vancouver, 1896; has one son.
Clubs: Vancouver, Terminal City. Rec-
reations: horses, shooting, fishing. Ad-
dress: 725 Broughton St., Vancouver,
B. C.

ABBOTT, Wiaiiam Richard. — Farmer.
Born Manchester, England, April 1,
1846. Son of Richard and Caroline Mary
Clayton Abbott. Educated Hollis Hos-
pital School, Sheffield, England. Came
to Canada, 1871; Manitoba, 1873; and to
what is now Province of Saskatchewan
as Sergeant Major of Military Escorts,
attending Indian treaty. Fort Qu'Appelle,
1874. Unsuccessful candidate for Sas-
katchewan Legislature for Maple Creek,
1908. Councillor Maple Creek, 1903-
1904; Mayor, 1905, 1906, 1907. Married
Jane McCaugherty, Kingston, Ontario,
1875; has four sons. Society: I. O. O. F.
Liberal; Anglican. Address: Maple
Creek, Sask.

ACXIBSON, Herbert. — Of Acheson &
Shannon, Barristers and Solicitors, Sas-
katoon. Born Ireland, October 1, 1855;
son of Alfred Ernest and Emma Ach-
eson. Educated Dr. Stackpoole's School,
Kingstown, Ireland; Rev. James Rice's
School, Dublin, Ireland. Came to Man-
itoba and engaged freighting with ox
carts on prairies of Saskatchewan, 1874;
law student with His Honour, Judge
Corbett Locke, Nelson, Manitoba, 1882;
caHed to Manitoba bar, 1888; formed
present partnership, 1896. Vice-presi-
dent Saskatoon Board of Trade; Bencher
of Law Society of Saskatchewan; pres-
ident Irish Association of Saskatoon.
Served as corporal and sergeant Win-
nipeg Light Infantry, Northwest Rebel-
lion, 1885 (medal and clasp); lieutenant
Manitoba Dragoons, 1894-1900. Second
in command 22d Saskatchewan Light
Horse. Married Jennie E. Fowler, 1886;
has one son and one daughter. Club:
Saskatoon. Societies: I. O. O. F., K. of
P., Elks. Recreations: riding, fishing,
reading. Conservative: Anglican. Ad-
dress: 502 Walmer Road, Saskatoon,

ADAM, David ■William. — Of McKay &
Adam, Barristers Prince Albert. Born
Morayshire, Scotland, June 20, 1874; son
of James and Isabella Adam. Educated


public and high schools. Morayshire;
Edinburgh University. Articled to law
firm, Elgin, Scotland, 1890. Came to
Prince Albert, admitted to the North-
west Territories Bar and entered into
partnership with James McKay under
present firm name, 1902. Chairman of
Collegiate Institute Board since its or-
ganization; secretary Curling and Skat-
ing Rink Co.; secretary Opera House
Co.; treasurer Anglican Synod of Sas-
katchewan Endowment Funds; trustee
Prince Albert Public School Board.
Served as lieutenant 6th "Volunteers
Battalion Royal Scots. Married Mary
Alexander, Calgary, 1903. Society; St.
Andrew's. Recreations: lawn tennis,
hunting. Conservative: Anglican. Ad-
dress: 109 West 20th St., Prince Albert,

ADAM, Francois, C. H. — .Assi.'^tant Gen-
eral Right of Way and Claims Agent,
G. T. P. Ry., Camrose; President, Stoney
Creek Collieries, Ltd.; Director, Edmon-
ton Leatlier & Shoe Co., Ltd.; Director,
W^estern Canada Fire Insurance Co. Born
Dinant, Belgium, Jan. 24, 1865, son of
Francois Adam, and Barbe Mann. Edu-
cated: Louvain University. Came to Al-
berta, 1889; fur trader. Battle River Dis-
trict, 1889-1900; ranching, 1889-1907; pro-
moted town of Camrose and operated
lumber yards until 1910; associated with
G. T. P. since 1908; promoted Western
Union Fire Insurance Co., of Vancouver;
member advisory board. Occidental Fire
Insurance Co., Wawanesa, Man. Mar-
ried Laura Gillette, 1890; has six sons
and two daughters. Societies: I. O. F.,
K. of C. Recreation: shooting: Roman
Catholic. Address: Camrose, Alta.

ADAIdS, Charles Frederick — Of Muir,
Jepson & Adams, Barristers and Solici-
tors, Bank of British North American
Bldg., Calgary. Born Sarnia, Ont., March
13. 1880, son of Cant. .T. F. i^dams. Edu-
cated: public schools and Collegiate, Sar-
nia; Manitoba University; Osgoode Hall.
Called to Alberta and Saskatchewan Bar
190fi. Secretary and treasurer Law So-
ciety of Alberta since its creation, 1907.
Ho ^ cppi-etqr^- (\T''a'ii^n riuh. ChI-^'^'-v.
1907-1908. President Young Men's Club,
Calgary, 1906-1908. Married Amy Allen
Johns, Exeter, Ont., 1909. Methodist.
Address: Calgary, Alta.

ADAMS, D. E. — Of Adams Coal Co.,
Ltd., 224 Bannatyne Ave., "Winnipeg.
Born Beaverton, Ont., April 26, 1859;
son of John and Mary Adams. Educated
public schools. Telegraph operator,
Beaverton, Ont.; afterwards Toronto.
Came to Winnipeg, 1882; associated with
the Northwest Fuel Co.; Dominion Coal
Co.; Tabor Coal Mining Co., Ltd. Mar-
ried Charlotte Soper, Albert Lee, Minn..
1884- has one son and two daughters.
Club: Manitoba. Society: A. P. & A. M.
Recreations: bowling, golf. Independent;
Presbyterian. Address: 90 Roslyn Road.
Winnipeg, Man.


ADAMS, Elias. — Lumber merchant.
(Retired.) Born Watford, Ontario, May
4, 1868; son of Thomas and Ellen Ad-
ams. Educated public schools, Wat-
ford; Commercial College, London. Came
to Alberta and engaged in ranching,
1890; postmaster and collector 1892-
1893; secretary-treasurer. Assessor, col-
lector South District, 1898-1899; partner
of Adams Lumber Company, Lethbridge,
1901-1908. Alderman. Lethbridge, 1908-
1909; Mayor, 1910-1911. Married Lucy
Walker Kimball, 1900; has one son.
Club: Chinook. Societies: A. F. & A. M.,
I. O. O. F. Recreations: curling, travel.'
Conservative; Presbyterian. Address:
1261 Fourth Ave., S., Lethbridge, Alta.

ADAMS, Prank W. — Vice-president
and Managing Director Western branches
Adams Bros. Harness Manufacturing
Co., Ltd., 154 Market St., E., "Winnipeg.
Born Oxford, Ontario. October 12, 1861;
son of Henry and Jane Adams. Edu-
cated public schools. Drygoods, Nor-
wich, Ontario, 1876-1888. Came to Bran-
don, Man., 1888. Member Winnipeg
Council, 1907-1908, 1909-1911. Married
Isabella Kate Hall, Woodstock, Ontario.
1884; has one son. Club: Commercial.
Recreations: cricket, baseball. Liberal;
Methodist. Address: Roslyn Place, Win-
nipeg, Man.

ADAMS, Samuel Hunter, B. A Of

Jones, Pescod & Adams, Barristers, 136a
8th Ave., E., Calgary. Born West Flam-
boro, Ontario, April 14, 1880; son of
Samuel and Mary Adams. Educated
high school, Dundas, Ontario; Manitoba
University. Taught school Sperling,
Russell and Strathclair, Man., 1900-



1906; law student Jones, Nichols & Pes-
cod, Calgary, 1906; admitted partner,
1909. Married Margaret N. Ross, 1910.
Society: K. of P. Recreations: football,
baseball. Liberal; Presbyterian. Ad-
dress: Fourth St., N. W., Calgary, Alta.

ADAMS, Rev. "Walter Kobert, M. A. —

Anglican clergyman. Born London,
England, September 1, 1877; son of Rob-
ert John and Gertrude (Coggin) Adams.
Educated Hurstpierpoint College, Sus-
sex, England; University of Durham.
Foundation scholar. 1896. First class
mathematical honours, 1900, and Fellow,
1901. Ordained deacon, 1900; priest, 1901.
Curate, Croxdale, Durham; Lambeth,
London. Came to Saskatchewan, 1907.
Incumbent Baring Mission; Whitewood;
now rector Indian Head. Gazetted chap-
lain 16th Light Horse, with rank of
honorary captain, 1910. Married Eliza-
beth Mary Whiteman, Woldingham, Sur-
rey, England, 1909; has one daughter.
Recreations: cricket, chess. Address:
The Rectory, Indian Head, Sask.

ADAMSOir, Alan J. — President West-
ern Trust Co., 274 Main St., Winnipeg.
Born Clifden, County of Galway, Ireland,
Aug. 1, 1857; son of Rev. John Evans and
Harriet Adamson. Educated Dublin High
School. Came to Canada, 1873. On sur-
veying expedition, 1873-1875; telegraph
supply contractor, Battleford, Sask, 1875;
farmed Nelsonville, 1877-1891; grain
business, Morden, Man., 1891-1898; secre-
tary-treasurer, Manitoba Grain Co., 1896;
hardware, implement and real estate
business, Rosthern, Sask., 1898-1900. Di-
rector Northern Crown Bank. Director
Canadian Territories Corporation of Sas-
katchewan; director Saskatchewan In-
vestment & Trust Co.; vice-president


North Empire Fire Insurance Co. Elect-
ed to House of Commons for Humboldt,
1904-1908. Married Julia G. Turriff,
Manitou, Man., 1880; has six sons and
two daughters. Clubs: Manitoba, Carle-
ton. Liberal; Anglican. Address: 161
Mayfair Ave., Winnipeg, Man.

ABAMSOir, John Evans, B. A. — Bar-
rister, 364 Main St., Winnipeg. Born
Nelson, Man., September 9, 1884, son
of Alan Joseph and Julia Adamson.
Educated nublic schools, Manitoba and
Saskatchewan; St. John's College; Man-
itoba University. Student with Hugg &
Kelley; Munson, Allan, Laird <§; Davis;
Aikins, Robson, Fullerton & Coyne, 1907-
1910. Called to Manitoba bar and com-
menced practice, 1910. Clubs: Western
Canada Military Institute, Carleton. So-
ciety: A. F. & A. M. Liberal; Anglican.
Address: 757 Dorchester Ave., Winnipeg,

ADO^FH, Henry Kamont. — Of

Adolph & Preudhomme, Barristers,
Northern Bank Bldg., Brandon. Presi-
dent Adolph Lumber Co., of Baynes
Lake, B. C. Born Brant Township, Bruce
County, Ont, Feb. 23, 1862, son of Fred-
erick and Margaret Reid Lament Adolph.
Educated public and high schools. Ches-
ley and Walkerton, Ont. Taught school
Chesley, 1879. Came to Brandon, 1882.
Principal, Souris School, 1886-1890.
Called to Manitoba Bar, 1897, and has
practiced at Brandon since. Alderman,
1905-1908; Mayor, 1909-1911. Married
Mae Russell Elliott, Chesley, 1900; has
one son. Societies: A. F. & A. M.; (P.
D. D. G. M.); C. O. F. (P. D. H. C. R.) ;
K. of P.; I. O. O. F. Liberal; Presbyte-
rian. Address: 1540 Lome Ave., Bran-
don, Man.



AIKZNS, James Albert Manning-, M.
A., K. C, M. P. — Of Aikins, Fullerton,
Foley & McWilliams; and Aikins. Lot'tus
& Aikins, Barristers, 221 McDermot St.,
Winnipeg. Born Grahamsville, Peel
County, Ont, Dec. 10, 1851; son of Hon.
J. C. Aikins, P. C, LL. D., and Mary
Elizabeth Aikins. Educated Richview
public schools, Brampton Grammar
School, Upper Canada College, Toronto
University (B. A.). Graduated Arts,
1875, M. A. 1876. Called to Ontario bar,
1878. Came to Winnipeg and called to
Manitoba bar, 1879; called to Northwest-
ern Territories bar, now Saskatchewan
bar and Alberta bar, 1882; appointed Q.
C, 1884; Counsel at vV^innipeg for Impe-
rial Bank of Canada, Bank of Ottawa,

Great West Life Assurance Co., and
other financial corporations. President
General Assets & Agency Corporation.
Director Northern Trusts Company;
Canadian Fire Insurance Company; Cana-
dian Indemnity Company; a Canadian
director of the Gresham Life Assurance
Society, and a director of other compa-
nies. Counsel for the Department of
Justice, 1879-1896; appointed by Domin-
ion Government one of Royal Commis-
sioners to investigate and report on ad-
ministration of justice in the Northwest
Territories, 1880; appointed by the Do-
minion Government to represent Canada
at International Congress on moral edu-
cation at The Hague, 1912; appointed by
the Manitoba Government a member of


the Royal Commission concerning agri-
culture education, 1902; president Mani-
toba Bar Association; director Wesley
College. Counsel for the Government of
Manitoba, drafting Manitoba liquor bill,
1900. A Bencher of the Manitoba Law
Society since 1880 and has served as its
secretary, treasurer and president. Mem-
ber Council of University of Manitoba
and has been Hon. Bursar of tlie Uni-
versity since 1887; chairman Royal Com-
mission Manitoba University; director
Manitoba Agricultural College; since
1890 chairman Wesleyan College Board.
President T. M. C. A., 1879-1882. Coun-
sel for C. P. R. in Western Canada, 1881-
1911. Presented silver cup to Manitoba
Mounted Rifles for general efficiency,
1907. Has presented numerous other
cups and medals for various military
and other organizations; appointed hon-
orary Lieutenant-Colonel 90th Regiment
Winnipeg Rifles, 1910; appointed hon-
orary Lieutenant-Colonel 99th Regiment,
Brandon, 1911. Elected to House of Com-
mons for Brandon, 1911. Married, first,
Mary B. McLellan, 1884; second, Mary
F. Colby, 1899; has one son and two
daughters. Clubs: Manitoba; St. Charles
Country; Adanac, all of Winnipeg; Ri-
deau (Ottawa); Brandon (Brandon).
Recreations: golf, shooting, riding. Con-
servative; Methodist. Address: River
Bend, Winnipeg, Man.


ATTUiCK, Robert Grant. — Of Rich-
ards, Affleck & Co., Barristers, McAr-
thur Bldg., Winnipeg. Born Middle-
ville, Ontario, August 4, 1871; son of
Wm. B. and Sarah Affleck. The old
Scotch family of Auchinleck pronounced
Affleck (of which the spelling Affleck
is a corruption), dates from the fifth
century. One branch of the family had
a seat in Ayrshire, while another held
the barony of Auchinleck in Forfarshire.
The old castle of Affleck, near Dundee,
built in the 15th century, still stands in

wonderful preservation and is consid-
ered a typical example of a great cas-
tle building era. At a later date Sir
Edward Affleck, who was an admiral in
the English navy, so distinguished him-
self at the great naval battle of Guada-
loupe as to earn a baronetcy in Eng-
land, his seat being Dalham Hall, Sus-
sex. Educated high school, Almonte, Os-
goode Hall. Taught school Watson's Cor-
ners and Cedar Hill, 1889-1892. Came to
Winnipeg, 1900. Served as captain of
79th Cameron Highlanders of Canada.
Married Annie M. Scott, Pakeham, On-
tario, 1900; has one son and two daugh-
ters. Clubs: Manitoba, Carleton, West-
ern Canada Military Institute. Recrea-
tions: soldiering, motoring, hunting,
fishing. Liberal; Presbyterian. Ad-
dress: 117 Gerard St., Winnipeg, Man.

AIE^^O, James. — Contractor and Real
Estate Broker, 34 Lineham Bldg., Cal-
gary. Vice-president and managing di-
rector International Construction &
Mining Co., Ltd.; director Guaranty
Loan & Investment Co., Ltd. Born Al-
tilia, Italy, March 1, 1875; son of An-
tonio and Mary Aiello. Educated Al-
tilia College. Came to Canada, 1895;
Alberta, 1901. Contracting business
since. Married Teressa Boffaetina, 1907;
has two sons. Society: Italian. Lib-
eral; Roman Catholic. Address: 205
Fourth Ave., E., Calgary, Alta.


AIKXTSr, James Alexander, VL. A. —

Editor and publisher Daily Phoenix,
Saskatoon. Born Hamilton, Ontario,
January 9, 1868; son of James and
Nancy Aiken. Educated Queen's Univer-
sity. Worked at trade as upholsterer 15
years. Journalist on Globe, Toronto;
Cleveland, 1901-1902; Chicago, 1902-
1905. Came to Saskatoon, 1905. Mem-
ber Provincial Council of Education;


first president Canadian Club, Saslta-
toon; Major "A" Squadron, 2 2d Sas-
katchewan Light Horse. Married Olive
Mildred Thomson, 1908; has one daugh-
ter. Clubs: Canadian, Saslcatoon; Sas-
Itatoon Young Liberal. Recreation:
riding. Liberal. Address: 239 Third
Ave., Saskatoon, Sask.

AIKINS, Mary Colby. — (Wife of J. A.
M. Aiklns, M. P.) Born Stanstead, Que.;
daugliter of William B. and Malvina
Wallingford Colby. Educated Stanstead
Wesleyan College. Came to Manitoba,
1887. First president Winnipeg Young
Women's Christian Association. Mar-
ried J. A. M. Aikins, M. P., 1899 has
two daughters. Clubs: Women's Cana-
dian, Daughters of the Empire. Recrea-
tions: golf, tennis. Methodist. Address:
Riverbend, Winnipeg, Man.


ATTTrBTf J. Manns. — Manager Royal
Bank of Canada, Lethbridge. Born Ma-
ple, Ontario, February 26, 1878; son of
Rev. William and Jane Noble Aitken.
Educated Harkins Academy, Newcastle,
N. B. Junior clerk Royal Bank of Can-
ada, Newcastle, 1896; came to Alberta
in 1910. Served as private. South Af-
rican War, 1899-1901. Married Kath-
erine McAffee, Woodstock, 1902; has two
sons and one daughter. Club: Chinook.
Society: A. F. & A. M. Conservative;
Presbyterian. Address: 275 Brunton St.,
Lethbridge, Alta.

AZTKEir, Hobert Travel Donaldson,
B. A., ImTm. B. — Of Aitken & Wright, Bar-
risters and Solicitors, Alberta Block,
Calgary. Director Federal Fire Insur-
ance Co. Born Newcastle, N. B., April
23, 1873; son of Rev. William and Jean


Noble Aitken. Educated University of
New Brunswick, Dalhousie University.
Called to New Brunswick bar, 1898;
practiced Newcastle, 1898-1907; with le-
gal department Montreal Engineering
Co., Montreal, 1907-1908; came to Al-
berta, 1908. Served as Crown Prose-
cutor, Northumberland, N. B.; Clerk of
the Court; City Clerk and Treasurer,
Newcastle; 1906-1907 captain 14th Com-
pany, C. A. S. C. Married Jean Thomp-
son, Newcastle, 1901; has two daugh-
ters. Clubs: Alberta, Calgary Golf,
Country. Society: A. P. «& A. M. Rec-
reation: golf. Conservative; Presby-
terian. Address: Glencoe Lodge, Cal-
gary, Alta.

AIKMAN, James Allan — Barrister and
Solicitor, Imperial Bank Chambers, Vic-
toi'ia. Born Victoria, Sept. 10, 1871, son
of H. B. W. and Marie Amelie David
Aikman. Educated public scliools, V^ic-
toria and New Westminster. Commenced
practice, Victoria, 1893. Married EfEie
Galena Lowe, Seattle, Wash. Address:
1195 Fort St., Victoria, B. C.

AKHUBST, William Adolpbus. — Man-
ager Canadian Fairbanks Co., Ltd., 101
Water St., Vancouver. Born Coaticook,
Que., January 12, 1878; son of Robert
and Alice Akhurst. Educated Interna-
tional Corresponding School, Coaticook
High School. Mechanical engineer with
Sleeper & Akhurst, Coaticook; subse-
quently draughtsman with Canadian
Rand Co., Sherbrooke, Que.; came to
British Columbia, 1903. Member of Van-
couver Board of Trade. Married Win-
nifred E. Munns, 1906; has one son.



Clubs: Vancouver, Terminal City, Royal
Vancouver Yacht. Recreations: shoot-
ing,, fishing-. Address: 1301 Pender St.,
Vancouver, B. C.

AI^DOUS, Montague, D. T. S., J. P. —

Of Montague Aldous & Laing, Financial
Agents, Trust & Loan Bldg., Winnipeg.
Born Charlottetown, P. E. I., Sept. 30,
1850; son of Hon. John Aldous. Educated:
Prince of Wales College, Charlottetown
and Bowdoin College, Maine. Came to
Winnipeg 1874 as land surveyor and en-
gineer. Married Mary Agnes Bate, sec-
ond daughter of Sir Henry Bate, Ottawa,
1882;'' has five sons and two daughters.
Club: Manitoba (president). Recreations:
curling, golf, yachting, shooting. Con-
servative; Anglican. Address: 2 Elswood
St., Winnipeg, Man.

AIiDRIDGE, "Walter Hull — Mining En-
gineer, Managing Director, Consolidated
Mining and Smelting Co. of Canada; Chief
of Mining and Metallurgical Department,
C. P. R. Born Brooklyn, N. Y., Sept. 8,
1867, son of Volney and Harriet B. Ald-
ridge. Educated: Brooklyn Polytechnic
School; Columbia University. Metallur-
gist, Colorado Smelting Co., Pueblo Coun-
ty, Colo.; Manager, East Helena & Great
Falls Works, Montana; Manager, United
Smelting & Refining Co. Address: Trail,
B. C.

ALEXANDER, Andrew Boak, B. A.,

Mf D. — Superintendent Winnipeg 'Gen-
eral Hospital. Physician and Surgeon,
Kensington Block, Winnipeg. Born
Truro, N. S., May 8, 1872; son of John
and Mary Alexander. Educated Acad-
emy School, Pictou, N. S.; Manitoba
College; Manitoba Medical' College, Win-
nipeg. Practiced in Killarney, Man.,
1897; came to Winnipeg, 1905. Married
Florence Ethel Dowler, Winnipeg, 1902;
has two sons and one daughter. Society:
President St. Andrew's Society, Winni-

peg; ex-president Granite Curling Club.
Recreations: curling, hunting. Liberal;
Presbyterian. Address: 714 Broadway,
Winnipeg, Ma,n.

AIiBXANDBB, Frederic William — Res-
ident Engineer on Maintenace, C. P. R.,
Calgary. Born Fredericton Junction, N.
B., Nov. 22, 1878. Educated: Fredericton
Junction. Joined Bangor and Aroostook
Railway, 1897; appointed resident engi-
neer of that line, 1902; joined C. P. R.,
1903: resident engineer since 1904. Ad-
dress : Calgary, Alta.

A^EXANBBB, G-eorge. — Manager
Great West Canning Co., Steveston, B.
C. Born Aberdeenshire, Scotland, Aug-
ust 8, 1844; son of David and Katherine
Alexander. Educated Fovern Parish
School. Came to British Columbia, 1878.
Engaged fishing and timber business,
1886; manager Canadian Pacific Pack-
ing Co., 1886-1892; district manager
British Columbia Packers Association,
1892-1896. Commissioner Lulu Island
Dyking Scheme. Married Elsie Smith,
1892; has one son and three daughters.
Club: New Westminster. Address: 1284
Nelson St., Vancouver, B. C.


AI^BXAItroBB, Bichard Henry, J. F. —

Assistant General Manager British Co-
lumbia Mills, Timber & Trading Co.,
Dunlevy and Vancouver. Born Edin-
burgh, Scotland, May 17, 1844; son of
James and Elizabeth Alexander. Edu-
cated Edinburgh Academy; Upper Can-
ada College. Came to British Columbia,
1862, via Tete Jaune cache and head
waters of Eraser River, and roughed it
with the hardy pioneers of those days


cutting wood, mining, packing Cariboo,
etc.; came to Vancouver, accountant
Hastings Saw Mill Co., 1870; ex-mem-
ber Board of Health; secretary School
Board; Alderman; chairman Pilotage
Board; served with Victoria Rifles, 1865.
Married Emma Tammadge, Victoria; has
three sons and one daughter. Clubs:
Vancouver, Royal Vancouver Yacht
Union (Victoria). Society: A. P. & a!
M. Recreation: yachting. Address'
1000 Gilford St., Vancouver, B. C.

AIii:XAin>EB, Henry Osborne. — Bar-
rister, Stipendiary Magistrate, Inns of
Court Bldg., Vancouver. Born Vancou-
ver, December 15, 1873 (first white boy
born m Vancouver). Educated St. Paul's
College, Esquimault. Called to British
Columbia bar, 1896; practiced Vancouver
since. Married Anna E. Rouleau. Club-
Royal Vancouver Yacht. Society: Native
Sons of British Columbia. Recreation:
yachting. Address: 1734 Comox St.,
Vancouver, B. C.

AIiEXANDEZb, William Thomas.

Managing Director Great West Perma-
nent Loan Co., 436 Main St., Winnipeg-
manager Imperial Trust Co., Ltd.; man-
aging director Canadian National Fire
Insurance Co. Born Hamilton. Novem-

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