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first Saskatchewan Legislature for
Moose Mountain, 1905; re-elected, 1908.
Member of Haultain Government, as
Commissioner of Agriculture. Married
Jennie M. Carter, 1896. Club: Assini-
boia (Regina). Conservative; Methodist.
Address: Wolseley, Sask.




DANIEL D.WID ELLIS, M. D., C. M.

EIiI^IS, Daniel David, M. D., C. M. —

Physician and Suigt-on, Meniing, Sask.
Chairman Fleming School Board. Born
Listowel, Ont., Jan. 6, 1859, son of Eliza
and Margaret Singleton Ellis. Educat-
ed: public and high schools, Listowel;
Toronto University. Practised. Tilbury,
Ont., 1885-1889: Stratford, Ont., 1889-
1894; Fleming, since 1894. Elected to



Saskatchewan Legislature for Moosomin,
1905. Surgeon with rank of Captain,
28th Battalion, 1890-1894; Councillor,
Fleming, since 1906. Deputy Grand Mas-
ter for Nortli America, L. O. L. Mar-
ried Wilhelmina Hess, daughter of
George Hess, Listowel, 1889; has one
son. Societies: A. F. & A. M. (P. M.);
L. O. L. Recreations: shooting, fishing.
Conservative; Anglican. Address: Flem-
ing, Sask.



BIiIiIS, Robert B. — Of Matthew, Ellis
& Bremner, Ltd., Real Estate Brokers,
318 Homer St., "Vancouver. Born Mount
Pleasant, Ont., Feb. 5, 1848, son of John
R. and Janet Ellis. Educated Mount
Pleasant high school. Came to British
Columbia, 1894. Unsuccessful candidate
jaAnoouBA -loj suouiuioO jo esnoH oi
City, 1904. Quartermaster, 10th Royal
Grenadiers, Toronto. Married Addie A.
Callander, 1877; has five sons and one
daughter. Recreations: camping, boat-
ing. Address: 647 Bute St.. Vancouver,
B. C.




HON. PRICE ELLISON.

EI.I1ISOK, Hon. Price, M. I.. A. — Chief
Commissioner of Lands for British Co-
lumbia. Born England, March 2, 1862.
Farms Vernon. Okanagan District,
where he owns 11.000 acres of land and
for years has been largest grower of
wheat in British Columbia; first to urge
importance of irrigation; member of the
British Columbia Legislature, since 1898.
Appointed commissioner of lands, 1909.
Address: Victoria, B. C.



WHO'S WHO AND WHY



£IiWOOI), Edward Iiindsey. — Of El-

<vood, Embury, Scott & Graham, Bar-
risters, Regina. Born Goderich, Ont.,
yeh. IS, 1868, son of John Yeats and
Marion W. Elwood. Educated public and
high school, Goderich ; Osgoode Hall. Law
student with Cameron, Holt & Cameron,
Goderich, 1884; called to Ontario Bar,
1890; practiced State of Washington,
1890-1892; Oxbow, Sask, 1892-1897; mem-
ber firm White, Elwood & Gwillim, 1897-
1900; alone, 19U0-1904; as Elwood &
Landry, 1904-1905; alone 1905-1906; as
Elwood & "Wilson, 1908-1911; Elwood &
Trescott, 1911-1912; present firm estab-
lished 1912. Bencher of Law So-
ciety of Saskatchewan; Chancellor
of Diocese of Qu'Appelle; member
Moosomin Hospital Board. Councillor,
Moosomin, 1907-1908; Mayor, Moosomin,
1909-1910. Married Clara Agnes Slack,
Goderich, 1895; has three sons and one
daughter. Societies: A. F. & A. M. ; A.
O. U. W. ; I. O. F. Recreations: tennis,
motoring. Conservative; Anglican. Ad-
dress: Regina, Sask.

EUXSTTB'X', John Pletcher Iieopold. —

Of Embury, Graham & Blain, Barristers,
Northern Bank Bldg., Regina. Born
Hastings County, Ont., Nov. 10, 1875,
son of Allan Embury. Educated high
school Brampton; Toronto University;
Osgoode Hall. Called to Ontario Bar,
and practiced Barrie, 1902. Came to
Regina. 1903; Captain 95th Saskatche-
wan Rifles. Clubs: Canadian; Assini-
boia. Societies: Western Military In-
stitute; A. F. & A. M.; I. O. F. Conser-
vative; Anglican. Address: 2202 Albert
St., Regina, Sask.

ElVIERSOK, James Sliarpe. — Of Emer-
son Lumber Co., Ltd., Vancouver. Born
County of Fermanagh, Ireland, Feb. 28,
1858, son of John and Margaret A Emer-
son. Educated Ireland. Mercantile busi-
ness, Ellsworth, Kansas, 1884; real es-
tate insurance, meat packing, stock
raising; investment broker, and lum-
ber manufacturer, 1.886-1899. Came to
British Columbia, and established pres-
ent business, 1899. Married Jean W.
Wilson, 1886; has one son and one
daughter. Recreation: gardening. Ad-
dress: 1552 Davie St., Vancouver, B. C.

EMERY, Joseph Henry. — Druggist,
Editor and Publisher, British Columbia
Pharmaceutical Record, 589 Johnson St.,
Victoria. Born Sydenham. London, Eng-
land, Dec. 5, 1865, son of Henry James
and Rebecca Emery. Educated public
schools Sydenham; high school, Bramp-
ton; Westminster College of Pharmacy.
Came to British Columbia, 1891. Found-
ed British Columbia Pharmaceutical Rec-
ord. 1905. President British Columbia
Pharmaceutical Association, 1906-1907.
Married Gertrude Maud Fox. Societies:
C. O. F.; K. of P. Address: 1319 Fern-
wodd Road, Victoria, B. C.



ENSERS, T. W. — Of Enders & Payne,
Real Estate Brokers; Home Specialists,
251 Jasper Ave., W., Edmonton; Sec-
retary-Treasurer, Enders, Payne & Con-
nors, Ltd., Builders, Edmonton. Born
Shrewport, La., Nov. 24, 1874 son of
William and Isabella Enders. Educated
Louisiana State University. Came to
Edmonton and established present busi-
ness 1911. Served with 1st Louisiana
Volunteers in Spanish-American War.
Married Adelaide C. Rutherford, 1902;
has one son and one daughter. Presby-
terian. Address: Edmonton, Alta.

ENSERTOir, Charles Henry, A. B., A.

M. — Real Estate Agent, 228 Portage
Ave., Winnipeg. Born Lafayette Ind.,
May 4, 1861. Educated De Pauw Uni-
versity. Attorney-at-law, St. Paul,
Minn., 1884; came to Winnipeg, 1890.
Clubs: Carleton; Manitoba; St. Charles
Country. Societies: A. F. & A. M.; R.
T. of T.; Sigma Chi. Recreation: golf.
Protestant. Address: Fort Garry Court,
Winnipeg, Man.

ENNIS, Albert Russell. — Publisher.
Born Hamilton, Dec. 22, 1881, son of
James and Elizabeth Ennis. Educated
public schools, Hamilton. Came to Al-
berta, 1909. Address: Leduc, Alta.

EUTS, Gerhard, M. 1. A. — Farmer;
President Rosthern Realty Co. Born
Ekaterinoslaw, Russia, Dec. 28, 18'53, son
of Cornelius and Barbara Ens. Educat-
ed Southern Russia. Came to Canada,
1891; settled in Rosthern District, 1892.
Dominion Immigration Agent for nine
years. Elected to Saskatchewan Legis-
lature for Rosthern, 1905; re-elected,
1908. Married Anna Dyck, 1883; has
three sons and eight daughters. Swed-
enborgian; Liberal. Address: Rosthern
Sask.




E. JAMES ENTHOVEN.

ElTTHOVEir, E. James. — Secretary
and Director, Vancouver Financial Cor-
poration, Ltd., 210 Dominion Trust



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY



Bldg., Vancouver; managing director.
London & Vancouver Investment Co.,
Ltd. Born Arrow Hall, Cheshire, Eng-
land, Jan. 3. 1865, son of John Enthoven.
Educated Harrow. Clerk Latarte Auban-
el & Cie, Paris, France, 1882; member of
firm Enthoven & Mills, Melbourne, Aus-
tralia, 1890; present position since 1908.
Married Anna Georgiana Rudall, Mel-
bourne, 1892. Club Vancouver. Recre-
ation: tennis. Conservative; Anglican.
Address: Shaughnessy Heights Vancou-
ver, B. C.



EBZINGEB, John. — ^Wholesale Tobac-
conist. Born Schaffauson, Switzerland,
Oct. 10, 1855, son of John and Margar-
et Erzinger. Educated Switzerland.
Came to Winnipeg, 187S, and established
present business. Married Mary Rlddell,
Winnipeg, 1892; has five sons. Clubs:
Carleton; Canadian. Society: I. O. O. F.
Recreation: driving. Lutheran. Address:
214 Donald St., Winnipeg, Man.



ESTXJN-, Charles Prior. — Municipal

Auditor and Farmer. Born Burnham,
Somerset, England, Oct. 11, 1861, son
of John Prior and Emily Estlin. Edu-
cated Bristol, and Chiswick. Clerk mer-
chants' and shipping offices, Taunton
and London, 1878-1882. Came to Man-
itoba, 1882. Served as volunteer. North
West Rebellion, 1885. Mayor of IMelita,
1903-1904. Society: A. F. & A. M. Rec-
reations: cricket, tennis, snow-shoeing.
Conservative; Anglican. Address: Meli-
ta, Man.

EVANS, A. A. — Of Evans, Coleman,
Ltd., Real Estate and Insurance Brok-
ers, 117 9th St., Brandon. Born Mari-
posa Township, Victoria County, Ont.,
April 21, 1879, son of Edward and Eu-
phemia Evans. Educated public schools,
Ontario. Came to Manitoba, 1898. Mar-
ried Ella Mabel McCrae, 1904; has two
sons. Clubs: Brandon, Commercial. So-
ciety: A. F. & A. M. Liberal; Presby-
terian. Address: Brandon, Man.

EVANS, Ezekiel — Private Banker, 626
Rosser Ave., Brandon; Life Governor,
Brandon General Hospital; member
Brandon Board of Trade. Born Dur-
ham County, Ont., May 8, 1856, son of
Andrew and Mary Jobb Evans. Edu-
cated public schools. Engaged in mer-
cantile business, Wroxeter, Ont., prior
to coming to Manitoba, 1881. County
Court Clerk, Brandon, 1886-1890; estab-
lished present business, 1890. Declined
nomination to Manitoba Legislature.
Member first Council, Brandon; Alder-
man, Brandon, 1892-1896; Mayor, 1897-
1898. Married Elizabeth Little, Dur-
ham County, 1879; has four sons and
three daughters. Conservative; Meth-
odist. Address: 404 Lome Ave., Bran-
don, Man.



EVANS, Qustavus A. — Proprietor and
editor. Grand Forks Sun. Patentee of
perforator for platen presses. Born St.
Peter, Minn., Feb. 7, 1872, son of Char-
les and Caroline Evans. Followed jour-
nalism in several states. Came to Brit-
ish Columbia. 1899, when took over and
reorganized Grand Forks Sun. Liberal;
Presbyterian. Address: Grand Forks, B.
C.

EVANS, Captain Harry Marshall Ers-
kine, B. A. — Manager, Edmonton Branch,
Canadian Agency, Ltd., of London, Eng-
land, 56 Jasper Ave., E. President Pem-
bina Coal Co., Ltd.; President Western
Homebuilders, Ltd.; attorney for West-
ern Canada Land Co., Ltd.; President
Peace River Trading & Land Co., Ltd.;
Vice-President Western Canada Mort-
gage Co, Ltd.; President Great West
Supply Co., Ltd. Born Toronto, Aug.
17, 1876, son of Rev. J. S. and M. J.
Vaux Evans. Educated public schools
Hamilton; Toronto University. Mining,
Mexico, 1897-1898; promotion work, Ot-
tawa, 1899; came to Winnipeg, 1900;
business manager, Winnipeg Telegram,
1900-1904; with March Bros. & Wells,
Winnipeg, 1904-1906; financial agent, Ed-
monton, 1907-1910; established present
business, 1910. Captain Reserve Officers,
Edmonton. Married Edith Isabel Jack-
son, Toronto, 1910; has one daughter.
Clubs: Manitoba; Edmonton. Recrea-
tion: norses. Conservative; Protestant.
Address: "Sylvancroft," Stony Plain Rd.,
Edinonton, Alta.

EVANS, M. Irene. — Wife of W. San-
ford Evans. Born Toronto, daughter of
Edward and Mary Frances Cromwell
Gurney. Educated Model School; Col-
legiate Institute, Toronto; New England
Conservatory of Music (graduate). Came
to Manitoba, 1901. Vice-president and
organizer Women's Musical Club, Tor-
onto; president Winnipeg Musical Club,
1903-1906; president Women's Canadian
Club, 1908-1910. Has played piano, solo
and concerted, in clubs and concerts.
Married W. Sanford Evans, 1900: has
one son and two daughters. Address:
43 Edmonton St., Winnipeg, Man.

EVANS, Miss Marg-uerite. — Author-
ess. Born Georgetown, Ont., Sept. 19,
1876, daughter of John Evans. Educated
Georgetown and Toronto. Spent sever-
al years on ranch in Northwest and con-
tributed series of sketches to Toronto
Globe, illustrative of prairie life. Came
to Victoria, 1908, member of staff of
Victoria Times. Publications: novels,
"A Prairie Rose;" "The Lost Baby;"
"After the Storm." Has written con-
siderable poetry, . short stories, travel
sketches and stories for children.
Clubs: Alexandra; Women's Can-
adian; Women's Press Association; La-
dies' Musical. Recreations: motoring,
traveling, canoeing, riding, driving. Ad-
dress: 115 Croft St., Victoria, B. C.



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WILLIAM SANFORD EVANS.

EVANS, William Sanford. — Of W.

Sanford Evans & Co.. Stocks, Bonds and
Investments, 326 Grain Exchange, Win-
nipeg. Born Spencerville, Ont., Dec. 18,
1869, son of Rev. J. S. Evans, D. D.
and Mary Jane Evans. Educated public
schools and Collegiate Institute, Hamil-
ton; Victoria University. Started news-
paper work, 1897. Editor Winnipeg Tel-
egram, 1901-1905. Mayor, Winnipeg,
1909-1911. President first Canadian
Club in Canada formed in Hamilton.
Author of "The Canadian Contingents
and Canadian Imperialism." Well known
Canadian publicist. Married Irene Gur-
ney, Toronto, 1900; has one son and two
daughters. Clubs: Manitoba; Carleton;
Conservative. Address: 43 Edmonton St.,
Winnipeg, Man.




WILLIAM HENRY ELLIS EVANSON.

XSVANSON, Williain Henry Ellis. —

Comptroller, City of Winnipeg. Born
Prescott, Ont., Jan. 31, 1866, son of
Samuel Henry and Susan Evanson. Ed-
ucated Prescott. Clerk St. L. & O. Ry.,
Prescott, 1881. Came to Winnipeg, 1903.



Treasurer, W^innipeg Industrial Exhibi-
tion; secretary-treasurer Manitoba Pish-
ing and Hunting Club. Married Emily
Blenkinsop Lawson, Montreal, 1888; has
one son and three daughters. Club:
Commercial Travellers. Societies: A. F.
& A. M.: I. O. O. F. Recreations: hunt-
ing, fishing, curling. Anglican. Ad-
dress: 419 Wardlaw Ave., Winnipeg,
Man.



EVERTON, Rev. Samuel, B. A., B. D.

— West Summerland, B. C Born Birm-
nigham, England, Aug. 10, 1874, son of
John Henry and Catherine Anne Everton.
Educated Manitoba University; Theolog-
ical Seminary, Rochester, N. Y. Taught
school, Manitoba, 1893-1895; preaching,
Manitoba and Alberta until 1905;
Rochester, 1905-1908; pastor Mt. Pleas-
ant Baptist church, Vancouver, 1908-
1911; professor English Bible, Okanagan
College, 1912. Married Bertha Mabel
Scott, 1902; has one son and one daugh-
ter. Recreations: swimming, tennis. Ad-
dress: West Summerland, B. C.



EWART, Alan CampTjell. — Barrister,
208 Bank of Nova Scotia Bldg., Winni-
peg. Born Toronto March 5, 1875, son
of John S. Ewart. Educated private
tutor. Called to Manitoba bar, 1898.
Married Mary F. R. Clay, Philadelphia,
Pa., 1907. Clubs: Manitoba; Carleton;
St. Charles Country. Liberal; Anglican.
Address: 12 Ruskin Row, Winnipeg,
Man.



EWART, Mary Clay. — Artist. Wife
of Alan C. Ewart. Born Philadelphia,
Pa. daughter of Harry Gibbs and Mar-
garet Yates Clay. Educated private
school, Philadelphia. Pupil of Wm. M.
Chase, Frederick MacMonnies, James
MacNeill Whistler, Monsieur Colin.
Awarded Mary Smith prize, Academy of
Pine Arts, Philadelphia. Member Fel-
lowship Academy of the Pine Arts;
Philadelphia. Came to Manitoba, 1907.
Clubs: Plastic; Segeley; Cavendish,
Womens' Canadian Club; Western Art
Association; Women's Musical Club. An-
glican. Address: 12 Ruskin Row, Win-
nipeg, Man.



EWING, Albert Ereeman, B. A. — Of

Ewing & Harvie. Barristers, 113 Jasper
Ave. E., Edmonton. Born Flora, Ont..
June 30, 1871, son of Alexander and
Mary Ewing. Educated high school,
Flora; Toronto University. Taught
school Milverton, 1898-1899; came to
Calgary, 1899; studied law with Sifton,
Short & Stuart, Calgary, 1899-1902;
called to Northwest Territories bar and
commenced practice Edmonton, 1902;
present partnership formed, 1909. Un-



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY



successful candidate for Alberta, Legis-
lature, 1909-1912. Married Annie Lafferty,
Orillia, Ont., 1904. Club: Edmonton
Country. Recreation: curling-. Conser-
vative; Presbyterian. Address: 534
Fourth St., Edmonton, Alta.



FADZIB, Elijah John. — Capitalist.
President People's Trust Co.; president
Pitt Lake Brick & Cement Co.; director
Schaake Machine Works; director Tor-
pedo Freighting & Tug Co.; director
Quesnelle Lake Timber Co.; president
Hotel Russell Co.; president Fraser
River Tannery, Ltd. Born Halifa.x, Dec.
4, 1863, son of John Henry and Mary
Anne Fader. Educated public schools,
St. Margaret's Bay. Came to British
Columbia, 1888; engaged mining and
various enterprises all over the world;
largely interested timber, lumber and
steamboats; captain marine service; res-
cued crew of Beaver, wrecked, 1888;
speaks several Indian languages; has
explored greater part of British Colum-
bia and at one time lived on his gun for
a year. B.\;-Alderman. Married Lucy
Ashby, London, England, 1899; has one
daughter. Club: New Westminster. So-
ciety: A. F. & A. M. Recreations: sail-
ing, fishing, hunting, gardening. Ad-
dress: 101 Royal Ave., New Westmin-
ster, B. C.

FAOAir, Charles J., M. D. — Surgeon.
Born Dublin, Ireland, May 31, 1857, son
of James and Jane Fagan. Educated
Dublin University. Practiced Stafford-
shire, England, 1883. Came to British
Columbia, 1887. Secretary Provincial
Board of Health. Married Alice Clute,
New Westminster, 1892. Address: Vic-
toria, B. C.

TAQATSt, William L. — Provincial As-
sessor since 1889, Court House, Van-
couver. Born Dublin, Ireland. Oct. 22,
1842, son of John Leonard and Ann Am-
brosia Reed Fagan. Educated St. Pat-
rick's College, Armagh. Came to Can-
ada, 1870. Employed with G. W. Rail-
way, Ontario,, 1870-1875; C. P. R., 1875-
1888. Came to British Columbia, 1886.
First C. P. R. agent Moody and New
Westminster. Married Ellen Thornton,
Dublin, 1865; has three sons and two
daughters. Club: Canadian. Societies:
A. O. U. W.; K. of C. Recreations:




WILLIAM L. FAGAN.

outdoor sports. Conservative; Roman
Catholic. Address: Shaughnessy Heights
Vancouver, B. C. '




WILLIAM HARMAN FAIRFIELD,

PAIRFIEIiD, William Harman, B. S,,

M. S. — Superintendent Dominion Exper-
imental Station, Lethbridge. Born Pe-
troleum Centre, Pa., July 14, 1874, son
of Thomas D. and Victoria E. Fairfield.
Educated public schools Cleveland and
Denver; Colorado Agricultural College.
Assistant Professor of Agriculture Uni-
versity of Wyoming, 1895-1901. Came
to Alberta, 1901; farming and ranching
hear Lethbridge, 1901-1906; present ap-
pointment, 1906. Married Ida Patterson,
Fort Collins, Colo., 1899; has two daugh-
ters. Club: Chinook. Address: Experi-
mental Station, Lethbridge, Alta.



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CHARLES COURTLAND FAIRCHILD, C. E., D. L. S., O. L. S., A. L,. S.



FAIBCHIIiD, Charles Courtland, C E.,
D. I. S., O. If. S., A. L. S. — Of Pairchild,
Jones & Taylor, Consulting, Civil, Min-
ing and Electrical Engineers, Tegler
Bldg., Edmonton. Born, Brant County,
Ont., Feb. 21, 1867, son of William F.
and Caroline Secord Fairchild. Educat-
ed: Public schools and Collegiate Insti-
tute; School of Practical Science; To-
ronto University. Assistant City En-
gineer, Brantford, Ont., 1892-189.5; town
engineer, Simcoe, Ont., 1895-1900; county
engineer, counties of Norfolk and Haldi-
mand, 1895-1900; exploring and contract
work for Dominion Government, Alberta,
1900-1911; formed present partnership,
1912. Explored barren lands of North-
eastern Canada from Mackenzie Basin



to Chesterfield Inlet, l500; made first
subdivision surveys in Peace River coun-
try, 1901-1902; sat with Doukhobor Com-
mission on taliing complete census of all
Doukhobors in Canada and subdivided
villages, etc., 1909; made measurements
of proposed gravity water system for
Edmonton from Pigeon Lake, 1909; in
charge of installation of water and
sewer system, Athabasca Landing, 1912;
engaged to make report on Pelican gas
field as supply for Edmonton, 1912. Mar-
ried Gertrude Emily Jenkins, 1897; has
one son and one daughter. Societies:
A. F. & A. M.; C. O. F. Recreations:
Curling, shooting, fishing. Anglican.
Address: 465 Seventh St., Edmonton,
Alta.



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY




FRANK ROBERT FALCONER

FAIiCONEB, Prank Robert — Hardware
Merchant; Trustee Athabasca School
Board. Born Bismark, N. D., Jan. 25,
1883, son of Samuel A. and Josephine
Falconer. Educated: public school, Bis-
mark. Came to Manitoba, 1903; associat-
ed with A. J. Falconer Co., Deloraine,
Man., 1903-1907; naturalized, 1907; clerk,
Revillon Bros., hardware department,
Edmonton, 1907-1909; commercial travel-
ler^ Copp Stove Co., Fort William, Ont.,
1909-1910; established present business,
1910. Married Catherine May Macin-
tyre, daughter of Donald Macintyre,
1909; has two daughters. Society: I.
O. O. F. Recreation: shooting. Liberal;
Presbyterian. Address: Athabasca Land-
ing, Alta.

FAIiX, John Koward Toynbee. — Gen-
eral Secretary Associated Charities, 301
Edwin St., Winnipeg. Born Liverpool,
England, July 22, 1881, son of Herman
John and Rachel Russell Everard Falk.
Educated Rugby and Oxford. Apprenticed
to Ross T. Smyth & Co., grain mer-
chants, Liverpool, 1902. Came to Win-
nipeg, 1908. Served as private Eighth
Liverpool-Scottish Regiment. Married
Olive Meredith Nicholls, Winnipeg, 1910.
Clubs: Royal Liverpool Golf; Oxford
and Cambridge Golfing Society. Rec-
reation: golf, athletics. Independent:
Anglican. Address: 126 Ethelbert St.,
Winnipeg, Man.

FAIi^S, John Clare. — Manager Wood
Vallance, Ltd., McDermot and Arthur
Sts., Winnipeg. Bom Kells, County
Meath, Ireland, Dec. 10, 1854, son of
Rev. Alexander S. Falls, Canon of Dio-
cese of Huron and Anna Falls. Came
to London, 1859. Educated Hellmuth
College; high school, Berlin. Hardware




JOHN CLARE FALLS

business. Berlin. Came to Winnipeg,
1892, and with present company since;
appointed general manager 1893. Married
Agnes A. Mackie, Berlin, Ont., 1879; has
one daughter. Club: Carleton. Society: A.
F. & A. M. Recreation: golf. Conserv-
ative; Anglican. Address: 36 Roslyn
Road, Winnipeg, Man.

FARIVUIB, Thomas Sevey Jermyn, J>.

C. Ii. — Born Ancaster, Ont., Feb. 22.
1S63. son of George Devey and Mary M.
P^armer. Educated private tuition and
Hniversitv of Trinitv College, Toronto.
Medalist in law 1887, called to Ontario
Bar and practised Hamilton 1886-1908.
Alderman Hamilton 1891-1892. Came to
Winnipeg and called to Manitoba bar
1909. Married Annie Diana Nash, Ken-
wood, Chicago, 111., 1889, has one son and
one daughter. Travels extensively and
follows literary pursuits. Author of
"Shrines Old and New" and other poems.
Clubs: Manitoba and Adanac. Society:
Assiniboine Lodge, A. F. & A. M. Con-
servative; Anglican. Canadian Address:
Farmer Bldg., Wnnipeg, Man.

FABQUHABSOIN, Janet Eliza Bohert-
son. — Born Tilbury, Ont., daughter of
John and Rachel Young, Coutts. Edu-
cated public schools. Tilbury; Hamilton
Ladies' College. Came to Manitoba,
1881. Married Rev. James Farquharson.
Agent for Presbyterian Church in West-
ern Canada, 1881. Society: Women's
Home Missionary Society (president).
Presbyterian. Address: 658 Broadway,
Winnipeg, Man.

FARBAITT, Howard. — Managing Di-
rector Canada West Development Co.,
Ltd.; Manager Vancouver branch. Isl-
and Investment Co., Ltd., Rogers' Bldg.,
Vancouver. Born Mitchell, Ont., 1881,
son of William and Olga Farrant. Edu-
cated higli school, Mitchell; University
College, Toronto. Reporter, Philadelphia
Record, Philadelphia, Pa.; later manag-



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HOWARD FARRANT.

ing editor Hugh C. Maclean, Ltd., To-
ronto; came to Vancouver, 1908. Mar-
ried Evelyn Crook, 1911. Recreation:
tennis. Anglican. Address: Stanley
Court, Vancouver, B. C.

FABREIiI^, Hon. Alexander Gray, B.

A. — Judge of Judicial District of Moos-
omin. Born Detroit, Mich., son of James
William and Isabel Farrell. Educated
public schools; Detroit High School;
Queen's University: graduated arts,
1885. Came to Canada as a boy. Studied
law with G. M. Macdonnell, K. C. ; ad-
mitted to Ontario bar, 1888; practiced
Smith's Falls, 1889-1906; contested
South Lanark, unsuccessfully Liberal
interest, 1904; came to Moose Jaw, 1906
and formed partnership with W. E.
Knowles, M. P.; elevated to bench for
Judicial district of Moosomin, 1907;
member of Council of Queen's Univer-
sity for many years; Mayor of Moose
Jaw, 1894-1900; chairman Board of Ed-
ucation, 1901-1907. Major 42d Regiment,
Lanark, and Renfrew Infantry; for-
merly Captain 14th P. W. O. Rifles,
Kingston; served Northwest Rebellion,
1885. Married Isabella Dick, Kingston;
has two sons and one daughter. Clubs:
Moose Jaw; American Universities
Club of London, England. Recreations:
boating, canoeing, curling and tennis.
Address: Moosomin, Sask.

FARBEIiIi, Romeo Cliarles — Of Atha-
basca Grain & Produce Co.. Athabasca
Landing; President, Athabasca Invest-
ments, Ltd.: President, Northern Shoe
& Saddlery Co. Born Van Buren, Maine,
Nov. 3, 1886, son of John B. A. and Mary
Thibaudeau Farrell. Came to Alberta,
1889. Educated: St. Albert's Seminary,




ROMEO CHARLES FARRELL

St. Albert. Clerk, Land Title Office, Ed-
monton, 1906; proprietor, St. Albert Ho-
tel, St. Albert, Alta., 1907; started pres-
ent business under own name, 1908-1911;
name changed to present, 1911. Married
Athala LaRue, daughter of Stanislaus
LaRue, 1908; has one son and two daugh-
ters. Society: I. O. O. F. Recreations:
shooting, curling. Liberal; Roman Cath-
olic. Address: Athabasca Landing, Alta.



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