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present position since 1909. Married
Leila Ada Aull, Toronto, 1909; has one
son. Club: Canadian Society Civil En-
gineers. Presbyterian. Address: 540
Fifth Ave., Saskatoon, Sask.

CIiARK, John Arthur, B. A., Iili. B. —

Of Lennie & Clark, Barristers and So-
licitors, Bower Bldg., Vancouver. Born
Dundas, Ont., June 8, 1886, son of William
and Frances J. Clark. Educated: To-
ronto University; Osgoode Hall. With
Meredith & Fisher, London, Ont., 1909;
came to Vancouver, 1910; present part-
nership formed, 1911. Serving as Cap-
tain, 72nd Seaforth Highlanders. Clubs:
University; Commercial; Shaughnessy
Heights Golf; Alpine; Royal Hamilton
Yacht. Recreations: golf, tennis. Pres-
byterian. Address: 1069 Beach Ave.,
Vancouver, B. C.

CI^ARK, Bev. John Alexander, B. A. —

Minister, Knox Presbyterian Church,
Calgary. Born Hamilton, Ont., Sept. 15,
1866, son of John and Isabella Roy Som-
ervllle Clark. Educated public and high
schools, Dundas, Ont; Toronto Uni-


versity; Knox College. Appreintice, The
Banner, Dundas, 1880; attended Toronto
University, 1892-1896; Knox College,
1896-1898; minister. Cowan Avenue
Church, Toronto, 1898-1903:; present
charge since 1903. Married Alexandrina
Sutherland, Glencoe, Ont., '1898; has
three sons and one daughter. Address:
104 5th Ave., W., Calgary, Alta.

CI;ABK, Julia Jane. — Wife of William
Clark, ex-Chief Factor Hudson's Bay Co.
Born Kildonan, Man., daughter of Don-
ald and Jane Murray, one of Lord Sel-
kirk Settlers, 1812. Educated Winnipeg.
President Auxiliary Y. M. C. A.; Presi-
dent Girls' Home of Welcome. Mar-
ried William Clark, 1882. Clubs: Wom-
en's Canadian, Women's Musical. Pres-
byterian. Address: 261 Colony St., Win-
nipeg, Man.

CI^ABK, IVtichael, M. B., C. M., M. F. —

Farmer. Born Belford, Northumberland,
England, May 12, 1861, son of Michael
and Jane Clark. Educated Elmfleld Col-
cele, York, England; Edinburgh Univer-
sity (gold medal languages). Practiced
for some years England; ex-Member
Newcastle-on-Tyne school board. En-
gaged farming and ranching. Alberta,
1905; elected to House of Commons,
for Red Deer, 1908-1911. Married Eliza-
beth Smith, Hamilton, 1882; has four
sons. Recreations: Cricket, walking. Lib-
eral. Address: Belford Ranch, Olds.



CI^ARK, Robert Percy — Financial
Agent, 1214 Douglas St., Victoria; Pres-
ident, Western Motor & Supply Co. Ltd.;
Director, Sun Rubber Co. Ltd. Born
London, England, April 17, 1874, son
of Robert and Elizabeth Francis Clark.
Educated: Broadstairs College, Kent
County. Mining, Klondyke, 1897; came
to Victoria, 1900; in South Africa, 1900-
1906; established present business, 1906.
Served with 7th Fusiliers,. 1900-1901;
with Kimberly Regiment; witli Diamond
Field Horse, Diamond Fields Field Ar-
tillery, South African War, 1900-1902;
(King's and Queen's medals) and corona-
tion; Captain 5th Regt., C. G. A., at pres-
ent time Victoria. Married Mildred
Campbell, 1903; has two sons and two
daughters. Club: Pacific. Societies:
A. F. & A. M.; S. O. B. ; Eagles. Recrea-
tion: polo. Conservative; Anglican. Ad-
dress: Victoria, B. C.

CI^ABK, Robert William. — Financial
Broker, Mahon Block, Victoria. Born
Sidcot, Somersetshire, England, May 14,
1863, son of Robert and Mary Ann Clark.
Educated Friends School, Sidcot; pri-
vate school, Southport. With Wm. Clark
& Son, Bristol, England. Came to Brit-
ish Columbia, 1891; with W. H. Malkin
& Co., Vancouver, 1891-1897. Established
present business 1897. Married Alice M.
Robb of Portadown, Ireland, 1887. So-
ciety: R. T. of T. Recreations: Driving,
boating, gardening. Address: 1224 Rich-
ardson St., Victoria, B. C.


CI.ARK, William. — Chief Factor Hud-
son's Bay Co. (retired). Born Kirkwall,
Orkney, Scotland, Oct. 26, 1840, son of
William and Eliza Mowat Aim Clark.
Educated Sandwick, Orkney. Shipping
clerk, Granton Pier, near Edinburgh;
came to Fort Garry, Man. (now Winni-
peg), 1861 via York Factory, Hudson's
Bay; thence to Fort Garry by York boat.
Hudson's Bay Company's post, Pembina,
1861-1863; then successively at the head
office. Fort Garry, Portage la Prairie

and White Horse Plains (now St. Fran-
cois Xavier). Had charge of Grand
Forks, N. D., the last post of the Hud-
son's Bay Co., in the United States. Dur-
ing absence of Chief Trader was in
charge of White Horse Plains; subse-
quently sent by Governor McTavish to
establish post at Oak Point, Lake Mani-
toba, in order to cut out free traders
who had begun to display spirit of ac-
tivity not to company's liking; remained
there thirteen years in charge of all
posts on Lake Manitoba and Lake Win-
nipegosis. Appointed junior chief trader
1871; chief trader, 1879; factor, 1884;
chief factor, 1892; retired, 1908. In early
days of Red River settlement was for
several years in charge of horse cart
brigade that took furs to agency in St.
Paul, making one trip there and back
each year; brigade usually consisting of
about three hundred carts. Married
Julia Murray, Kildonan, 1882, daughter
of Donald Murray, one of original Sel-
kirk Settlers, 1812. Presbyterian. Ad-
dress: 261 Colony St., Winnipeg, Man.


CI.ARK, W. Harold.— Of W. H. Clark
& Co., Ltd., window and door manufac-
turers, Ninth St., Edmonton. President
Edmonton Lumber Co., Ltd.; Edmonton
Brick Co., Ltd. Born London, England,
July 1, 1869, son of William and Ellen
Clark. Educated Wesleyan schools,
London. Came to Toronto, Ont., 1889;
Alberta, 1892; contracting and lumber
business in his own name, Edmonton,
1895; company incorporated 1905. Trus-
tee Edmonton School Board, 1909-1912;
Director Y. M. C. A.; First Vice-Presi-
dent Edmonton Board of Trade, 1911.
Alderman, first Council Edmonton, 1905.
Served with Queen's Own Rifles, Toronto.
1890-1891. Married Agnes J. Robson,
Durham, Ont., 1899; has three sons and
one daughter. Club: Edmonton. So-
cieties: A. F. & A. M.; I. O. O. F. ; S.
O. E. Conservative; Anglican. Address:
627 MacKay Ave., Edmonton, Alta.


CI^ABKi:, Adam, B. A., M. B. — Phy-
sician, 211 Somerset Bloclt, Winnipeg.
Born Millbrook, Ont., Oct. 10, 1873, son
of Rev. Ricliard and Frances Clarke.
Educated Queen's Universitj'. Practiced
Lauder, Man., 1901; later Cypress River,
Man., where medical health officer, 1901-
1906; came to Winnipeg 1907. Married
Alice Maud Sadler, Lindsay, Ont., 1901;
has two daughters. Society: A. F. & A.
M. Recreation: Walking. Conservative;
Methodist. Address: 550 Wardlaw Ave..
Winnipeg, Man.

CI.ABKB, Alfred Henry, K. C, Iili. B.,

M. P. — Of Clarke, McCarthy, Carson &
jNIacleod, Dominion Bank Bldg, Calgary.
Born Manilla, Victoria County, Ont.,
Oct. 25, 1860, son of John and Ann
Clarke. Educated grammar school Ma-
nilla; Toronto University and Osgoode
Hall. Called to Ontario Bar, 1882; mem-
ber of firm, Clarke & Wismer, Essex
Center, Ont., 1882-1890; practiced, Wind-
sor, Ont., 1890; County Crown Attorney,
1912; Clerk of the Peace and Local Mas-
ter of Supreme Court, 1891-1904; mem-
ber of firm Clarke, Cowan, Bartlet &
Bartlet, Windsor, 1896-1904; appointed
K. C, 1902; member of firm Clarke, Bart-
let & Bartlet, Windsor, 1904-1912; elected
life Bencher of Law Society of Upper
Canada, having been elected fourth time
in succession. Called to Alberta Bar, 1912,
when present partnership formed. Elect-
ed to House of Commons for South
Essex, 1904; re-elected, 1908; re-elected,
1911. Married Margaret Gibson, 1888
(deceased); has one son and two daugh-
ters. Clubs: Ranchmen's; Golf and
Country. Society: A. F. & A. M. Rec-
reation: fishing. Liberal; Methodist.
Address: Calgary, Alta.

CIiABKE, Harold Curtis. — Of Clarke,
Stuart & Co., Wholesale Stationery Job-
ber, Seymour St., Vancouver. Born St.
Andrews, N. B., Sept. 30, 1862, son of
Nelson and Mary Jane Clarke. Came to
British Columbia 1888. President Recre-
ation Park Amusement Co.; License
Commissioner. Married Lilian G. Camp-
bell, 1891; has three sons and three
daughters. Club: Vancouver Yacht.
Recreations: Baseball and lacrosse. Ad-
dress: 1246 Haro St., Vancouver, B. C.

CI^ABKB, Josepli Andrew — Of Clarke
& Eckstein, Barristers and Solicitors,
209 Jasper Ave., E., Edmonton. Born
Osnabruck Centre, Ont., Sept. 20, 1869.
Educated: Prescott High School; Brock-
ville Collegiate Institute; Upper Canada
College; Toronto University. Three
years a law student; afterwards a jour-
nalist, a member of the R. N. W. M.
Police Force, and a civil servant; went
to the Yukon in the early days, as assis-
tant to the gold commissioner; editor
and proprietor Klondike Miner, 1901-
1902; secretary Yukon Citizens Commit-
tee which presented petition on Yukon
grievances to Earl Minto, on his visit to
Dawson; unsuccessful candidate for

House of Commons for Yukon, 1902;
member Yukon Council, 1902-1907; came
to Edmonton 1908, and has practised
here since; Alderman, 1912. Member So-
ciety Arctic Brotherhood; charter mem-
ber Fraternal Order of Eagles. A Rad-
ical Labour advocate. Address: Edmon-
ton, Alta.


CIiABKB, Simon John. — Commissioner
City of Calgary, City Hall, Calgary.
Born Huntington, Que., Dec. 22, 1852,
son of Simon John and Catherine Clarke.
Educated public schools Quebec. Served
Northwest Mounted Police, Port Walsh,
Alta., 1876-1882. Proprietor of the Queen's
Hotel, Calgary 1892-1901. First Councillor
of Calgary, 1884; Chairman Police and
Relief Committee, Calgary, 1884. First
City Commissioner four terms; Alder-
man five terms; Chairman of Public
Works many years. Married Jane Find-
lay, 1884; has three sons and one daugh-
ter. Club: Alberta. Societies: A. F. &
A. M.; A. O. U. W.; L O. F.; K. of P.
Conservative; Anglican. Address: 238
Twelfth Ave. E., Calgary, Alta.

CIiABKB, William H. — Manager Que-
bec Bank, 8th Ave., W., Calgary. Born
Bedford, N. S., June 18, 1870, son of
William H. and Maria Clarke. Educated:
private schools, Bedford; high school,
Halifax. Junior, Royal Bank of Canada,
Halifax, 1889-1910; Inspector, Royal
Bank, in Maritime Provinces, previous
to coming to Calgary; opened Calgary
branch, Royal Bank, 1907; Manager,
Quebec Bank Calgary, since 1910. Mar-
ried Helen W. Sutcliffe, Halifax, 1896;
has one daughter. Clubs: Ranchmen's;
Calgary Golf and Country. Recreations:
golf, motoring, shooting, fishing. Con-
servative; Anglican. Address: Elbow
Park, Calgary, Alta.


CI^ASBY, I^ewis Frederick. — Deputy
Attorney General for Alberta. Born
Mlllbrook, Ont., April 7, 1874, son of
Lewis Simpson and Harriet Clarry. Edu-
cated high school Millbrook, Ont.; Os-
good© Hall; called to Ontario Bar
1898; practiced Hastings, Ont, 1898-
1909; came to Alberta and practiced
Calgary, 1910; appointed to present po-
sition, 1910. Unsuccessful candidate
East Northumberland, Ont., general elec-
tion, 1908. Councillor. Hastings, Ont.,
1909. Married Winnifred Annie Johnson,
daughter of Rev. Francis Johnson, 1902;
has one son and one daughter. Club:
Edmonton. Societies: A. P. & A. M.; C.
O. F. ; I. O. F. Recreations: all outdoor
sports. Liberal; Methodist. Address:
1253 Victoria Ave., Edmonton, Alta.

CTmAUGWHOTSI, Joins. Harold — Barris-
ter and Solicitor, Leigh Spencer Bldg.,
Vancouver, and Westminster Trust Bldg.,
Chilliwack. Born London, England,
March 9, 1886, son of John William and
Esther Claughton. Educated privately.
Came to Canada, 1904; practised law,
Yukon Territory, 1908; Alberta, 1909;
Vancouver and Chilliwack since 1910;
with Transport Service, South Africa;
Uruguay Army, South America. Socie-
ties: I. O. O. F.; S. O. E.; Royal Society
of St. George. Recreations: riding, boat-
ing. Address: Vancouver, B. C.

CLAY, Rev. William Iieslie. — St. An-
drew's Presbyterian Church, Victoria.
Born Bedeque, P. E. I., Nov. 14, 1863,
son of John and Jane Clay. Educated
Prince of Wales College; McGill Uni-
versity-; Presbyterian College, Montreal.
Minister, Moose Jaw, Sask., 1890. Mar-
ried Florence N. Leitch, 1890; has one
son and four daughters. Recreations:
Tennis, bowling, boating, fishing. Ad-
dress: 821 Linden Ave., Victoria, B. C.


CI^AYTON, Richard Stopford. — Real.
Estate Broker, 615 Pender St., Vancou-

ver. Born Northumberland, England,
Jan. 1, 1887, son of Richard and Emily
B. Bull Clayton. Educated Eton. Came
to Canada 1899. Ranching and stock
raising. South Medicine Hat, Alta., 1899-
1907. Came to British Columbia, 1907;
real estate business, Vernon, B. C, 1907-
1909; established present business 1909.
Served with Highland Light Infantry.
Married Martha Hasard, Medicine Hat,
1900; has two sons. Recreation: Cricket.
Conservative; Anglican. Address: 764
Bidwell St., Vancouver, B. C.

d^EMENT, Stephen Emjuett. — Of

Clement & Clement, Barristers, Brandon.
Born Cookstown, Ont., Oct. 14, 1867, son
of Stephen and Eleanor Clement. Edu-
cated public schools Cookstown, Brandon
College, Wesley College. Came to Bran-
don 1882. Studied law with Hon.
Clifford Sifton and J. A. M. Aikins;
called to Manitoba Bar, 1895; Director
Y. M. C. A.; member of Board, Wesley
College, Winnipeg; ex-School Trustee;
Alderman, Brandon, 1906; Mayor, 1907-
1908. Married Aleta E. Paisley, 1899:
has two sons and one daughter. Club:
Canadian. Societies: A. O. U. W. ; Mac-
cabees. Liberal; Methodist. Address:
Brandon, Man.

CI^EMENT, WiUiam Alexander, CXi. —

Civil Engineer, Dominion Trust Bldg.,
Vancouver. Born Niagara, Ont., Aug. 27,
1865, son of John Mewburn and Eliza-
beth Clement. Educated Toronto Uni-
versity, School of Practical Science, To-
ronto. Engineer on Welland Canal,
1889; City Engineer's Department, To-
ronto, 1890; Assistant City Engineer,
Toronto, 1898-1905. Came to British Col-
umbia, 1905; City Engineer, Vancouver,
1905-1911; associate member Canadian
Society C. E., 1899. Married Louise
Bertram Thomson-Currie, Orillia, Ont.,
1904; has one son and one daughter.
Presbyterian. Address: Vancouver, B. C.

CIiEMEirr, Hon. William Henry Pope.

— Judge of the Supreme Court of Brit-
ish Columbia since 1906. Born Vienna,
Ont., May 13, 1858, son of Rev. Edwin
and Mary C. Pope Clement. Educated
Toronto University (B. A., LL. B. ; first
honors; gold medal, 1881); Osgoode Hall.
Called to Ontario Bar and practiced To-
ronto, 1880. Legal Adviser and Member
of Yukon Council, 1898-1900; called to
British Columbia Bar and practiced
Grand Forks 1901-1905; appointed Judge
for Yale County 1905. Unsuccessful can-
didate to House of Commons for West
York, 1891; unsuccessful candidate to
British Columbia Legislature for Grand
Forks, 1903. Author of "Law of the
Canadian Constitution," first edition
1892; second edition 1904; "History of
Canada," 1897, selected by a committee



of the Provincial Governments for use-
public schools. Married Elsie L. Main,
Brampton, Ont., 1889; has one son and
two daughters. Recreation: yachting
Address: Vancouver, B. C.

M. P.

CIiEMENTS, Herbert Sylvester, M. F.

— Of Clements & Heyward, Real Estate
Brokers, 535 Pender St. W., Vancouver,
B. C. Born Chatham, Ont., Nov. 9, 1869,

son of William and Alice Clements. Edu-
cated public school; Chatham College.
Stock farming and also interested with
T. H. Taylor & Co., Ltd., Chatham, man-
ufacturers of woolens and flour, 1894-
1904. Represented West Kent, House of
Commons, 1904; member of Chatham
School Board and City Council. Came to
British Columbia and established pres-
ent business, 1908. Elected to House of
Commons for Comox-Atlin, 1911. Mar-
ried Jenny McGarvin, daughter of John
McGarvin, Chatham, 1899. Club: Al-
bany (Toronto). Societies: A. F. & A
M.; Temple Chapter and Shriner; I. O.
0. F. ; S. O. E. Recreations: Hunting,
shooting. Conservative; Anglican. Ad-
dress: Haro and Thurlow Sts., Vancou-
ver, B. C.

CIiEM£SHA, P. Chapman — Architect,
Regina, Sask. Born Preston, Lancashire,
England, Aug. 2, 1876, son of Alfred
Clemesha, J. P., and Laura (Wesley)
Clemesha. Educated The Society of
Friends school, York. Tea business with
his father; held responsible position
Ceylon tea gardens, three years; then
three years Argentine Republic, admin-
istrative position, cattle and sheep
ranches; ranched some time Maple
Creek, Sask., draughtsman George L.
Lang architect's office, Calgary; archi-
tect, Regina, since 1905. Recreations:
sailing, swimming. Anglican. Address:
Regina, Sask.


CIiEVEI^ANS, Ernest Albert, C. £., B.
C. I.. S., D. L. S. — Of Cleveland & Cam-
eron, Civil Engineers, 506 Winch Bldg.,
Vancouver. Born Alma, N. B., May 12,
1874, son of Nathan and Mary Akerly
Cleveland. Educated: Alma Grammar



School; Washington University. Came
to British Columbia and engaged gen-
eral engineering and surveying practice
1890. Married Catherine MacKechnie,
1906; has one son and one daughter.
Club: Terminal City. Society: A. F. &
A. M. Baptist. Address: 853 Jervis St.,
Vancouver, B. C.

CIiINTOlT, Georg-e Wilt. — Paymaster,
Canadian Collieries (Dunsmuir, Ltd.),
Cumberland. Born Harrisburg, Pa.,
Aug. 19, 1861, son of George Wilt Clin-
ton, Master Mechanic Pennsylvania Rail-
way. Educated high school Harrisburg;
clerk in P. & O. S. S. Co., 1880-1882; came
to British Columbia 1882; with the Es-
quimau Waterworks Co., 1882-1888; ap-
pointed paymaster Union Collery Co.,
Cumberland, B. C, 1888; this company
was merged with the Wellington Col-
lieries, 1898; the Canadian Collieries ab-
sorbed the Wellington Collieries 1910;
President and Managing Director Cum-
berland Electric Lighting Co.; Treasurer
Cumberland Union Waterworks Co. So-
cieties: A. F. & A. M.; K. T.; R. A. M.;
Mystic Shrine. Recreations: Tennis, golf.
Address: Cumberland, B. C.


CIiINKSKII^Ii, James — Of House of
Clinkskill, 21st St., Saskatoon. Born
Glasgow, Scotland, May 6, 1854, son of
Josephine Katherine Marie and James
Clinkskill, M. E. Educated public schools,
Madras College and St. Andrew's College,
Glasgow, Scotland. Apprenticed cotton
and woolen yarns business, Glasgow,
1871; came to Prince Albert, Sask., and

opened general store 1882; conducted
general store Battleford, Sask., 1883;
has since disposed of same; opened
branch store Saskatoon, 1899. Chairman
Battleford School Board 1888-1898; May-
or Saskatoon 1906, 1911-1912; Member for
Battleford District, Northwest Territories
Legislative Assembly 1888-1899; Member
for Saskatoon 1902-1905; selected by Pre-
mier Haultain 1902, to serve on Execu-
tive Committee Northwest Territories,
but shortly after differed with him on
school policy and resigned. Elected to
Board of Governors of University of
Saskatchewan, 1908; re-elected and elect-
ed chairman, 1910. Served with Bat-
tleford Home Guards, Northwest Rebel-
lion, 1885. Married Dora Babbington
Taylor, Winnipeg, 1884; has one son and
eight daughters. Societies: A.F. &A.M. ;
L O. O. F.: K. of P.; President St. An-
drew's Society, Saskatoon. Recreations:
Football, golf. Address: 152 Crescent,
Saskatoon, Sask.


CIiINKSKIi;!^, James Tbomas — Of

Clinkskill & Geddings, Real Estate and
Financial Brokers, Clinkskill Block, Sas-
katoon; Director, Saskatoon Mutual
Land Co., Ltd. Born Battleford, Sask.,
April 2, 1889, son of James and Dora
B. Clinkskill. Educated Collegiate In-
stitute, Winnipeg. In general merchan-
dise business with his father, Saska-
toon, 1908; owner and promoter of mov-
ing picture houses through Saskatche-
wan; present firm formed, 1911. Captain,
95th Regiment, Saskatoon. Club: Sas-
katoon. Society: I. O. O. F. Conserva-
tive; Presbyterian. Address: Saskatoon,


CXiVBB, WiUiam H, P. — Of Clubb &
Stewart, Clothing Merchants, 315 Has-
tings St., Vancouver; President Domin-
ion Trust Co. Born Aberdeen, Scotland,
April 24, 1862, son of James and Isabella
Watson Club. Educated public schools,
Aberdeen and Canada. Came to Canada
1872. Clerk with his father, James Clubb,
Embro, Ont., until 1890, when came to
British Columbia and established pres-
ent business. Member Vancouver School
Board seven years. Married Elizabeth
Houston; has one son. Liberal; Metho-
dist. Address: 1131 Beach Ave., Vancou-
ver, B. C.

CI.XJT, Isidore, O. M- I. — Auxiliary
Bishop of the Bishop of the Vicarite
Apostolic of Athabasca. Born France,
Feb. 11, 1832. Educated Valence. Elect-
ed Bishop 1860. Address: Lesser Slave
Lake, Alta.


CIilTTi:, John Stilwell. — Barrister and
Solicitor, New Westminster. Born New
Westminster, March 23, 1867, son of
John Stilwell and Sara J. Clarkson Clute.
Called to British Columbia Bar 1893.
Practiced Rossland, 1895-1905; New
Westminster since 1905. Mayor, Ross-
land, 1902-1904; Alderman several years.
Police Commissioner, 1899-1903; Justice
of the Peace, 1903. Married Mary L. R.
Walker, daughter of Rev. J. Walker,
New Westminster, 1893. Clubs: West-
minster; Terminal City; Rossland. So-
ciety: A. F. & A. M. Recreations: Out-
door sports. Conservative; Presbyter-
Ian. Address: 212 Third St., New West-
minster, B. C.

COATES, Frank Spaulding' — Proprietor

Lakeview Hotel, Kelowna; partner,
Coates, Edwards & Gowen, implement
dealers, Kelowna; proprietor, Lakeview
Livery: interested in ranching, etc.;
Chairman, Publicity Committee, Kelowna
Board of Trade. Born Niagara County,
N. Y., Sept. 2, 1862, son of Luman B.
and Emily R. Cooper Coates. Educated:
Public Schools. Station agent. New
York Central, Newfane and Mexico, N.
Y., 1881-1889; manager, Postal Tele-
graph, Lockport, 1890-1894; chief ac-
countant, Holly Mfg. Co., Lockport, 1892-
1902; chief accountant. Snow Steam
Pump Works, Buffalo, 1902-1909; grain
buyer, Brandon, 1909; grain buyer, Cal-
gary, 1909-1910; established present busi-
ness, 1910. President Kelowna Racing
Association. Married Clara W. Parsons,
Wilson, N. Y., 1885; has two sons and
three daughters. Club: Kelowna. Rec-
reation: boating. Address: Kelowna,
B. C.

COBUBN, John Wood. — President and
Managing Director New Ladysmith Lum-
ber Co., Wallace and Eraser Sts., Nan-
aimo. Born Harvey, N. B., Aug. 30, 1859,
son of Andrew Wood and Elizabeth Co-
burn. Educated public schools. New
Brunswick; with his father as railroad
contractor New Brunswick, 1881. Came
to Winnipeg as clerk wholesale clothing
1883; came to British Columbia and em-
ployed as conductor on Esquimalt «S;
Nanaimo Ry. Mayor of Wellington, 1900.
Organized New Ladysmith Lumber Co.,
1901 and became President and General
Manager, with headquarters at Nanaimo.
Mayor of Ladysmith, 1904-1905. Presi-
dent Vancouver Island Development
League, 1910. President Ladysmith
Hardware Co., Ladysmith. Married El-
len Christina Little, Harvey, N. B., 1882
(deceased) ; married Ellen Cowie, Vic-
toria, 1899; has two sons and three
daughters. Clubs: Nanaimo, Pacific
(Victoria), Terminal City (Vancouver).
Society: A. F. & A. M. Address: Stew-
art Ave., Nanaimo, B. C.

COCHBANB, Arthur Ormiston. — Of

Billings & Cochrane, Barristers and So-
licitors, Vernon. Born Whitby, Ont.,
June 21, 1879, son of William and Adie
A. Cochrane. Came to British Columbia
1885. Educated public schools; Colle-
giate Institute, Whitby, Ont. Called to
British Columbia Bar 1903; practiced at
Vernon since. Official Administrator,
Vernon. Married Helen R. Christian,
daughter of Charles Christian, Vernon,
1905; has one daughter. Club: Ranchers.'
Society: L O. O. F. Recreations: All
outdoor sports. Conservative; Presby-
terian. Address: Vernon, B. C.



COCKBUBN, Alicia Emeretta SecorcL

— Wife of Isaac Cockburn. Born Queens-
ton, Ont, daughter of Charles Badaux
and Margaret Secord, and grand-daugh-
ter of Laura Secord. Educated private
schools, Queenston and Niagara, Ont.
Came to Manitoba 1892. Married Isaac
Cockburn, 1882. Clubs: Women's Can-
adian, Daughters of the Empire. Pres-
byterian. Address: 430 River Ave., Fort
Rouge, Winnipeg, Man.

COCKBURN, Jobu Wesley, M. E. — Me-
chanical Engineer. Born Thorold, Ont.,
Jan. 9, 1856, son of Cbarles and Caro-
line Cockburn. Educated Thorold. En-
gineer, Alliance, Ohio, 1880. Came to
Winnipeg 1882. Controller, City of Win-
nipeg, 1910. President Winnipeg Lib-
eral Association, 1906. Fathered Win-

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