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James Place, Winnipeg, Man.

FISHES, Ernest George, Police Mag-
istrate. — Of H. A. Manwaring Co., Ltd.,
General Merchants, Born London, Eng-
land, May 15, 1870. son of George and
Matilda Fisher. Educated public schools.
Clerk Manwaring & Wright, Birtle, 1885;
vice-president The H. A. Manwaring Co.,
Birtle, 1907; appointed manager for H.
A. Manwaring, Solsgirth, 1903; president
Solsgirth Athletic Association; trustee
Solsgirth School since 1904. Married
Elizabeth Ann Harbottle, 1892; has four
daughters. Society: A. F. & A. M. Con-
servative; Anglican. Address: Solsgirth,




FISHER, James, M. A., K. C. — Of

Fislier, Wilson, Battram & Hamilton,
Barristers and Solicitors, Winnipeg. Born
Breadalbane, Scotland, Nov. 6, 1840, son
of John and Ann Fisher. Came to Can-
ada as a child. Educated: Sti'atford Col-
legiate Institute; Toronto University (B.
A. 1862; M. A. 1872). Called to Ontario
Bar, 1866; practised law, Stratford, 1866-
1883; practised Winnipeg, since 1883.
Appointed K. C, 1893; elected Bencher
of Manitoba Law Society, Unsuccessful
candidate to House of Commons for
Perth, Ont., 1875. Elected to Manitoba
Legislature for Russell, 1888; retired,
1899. One of founders of International

Reciprocity Association, of which he was
President; Vice-President, International
Deep Waterways Association, 1893; Vice-
President, Toronto University Alumni
-Association, 1906; represented Manitoba
Government on expedition to Hudson's
Bay, 1897; represented the Hill Railway
interests in Manitoba. Married Frances
Gordon Macpherson, daugliter of late
Rev. T. Macpherson, Stratford, 1871;
(deceased, 1890); married Gertrude F.
Adams, New Haven, Conn., 1894. Clubs:
Manitoba; St. Charles Country. Liberal;
Presbyterian. Address: Yale Ave., Win-
nipeg, Man.



FISHEB, Hon. Charles Wellington. —

Speaker of Alberta Legislature. Born
Hyde Park, England, Aug. 4, 1866, son
of James and Eliza Fisher. Elected to
Northwest Territories Legislature, rep-
resenting Banff, 1903; elected for same
constituency to first Alberta Legisla-
ture, 1905; Speaker of House at first
session. Major 15th Light Horse. Mar-
ried Helen Marjorie Powell, Ottawa,
1907. Address: Cochrane, Alta.

FISHER, Simeon W., Phm. B. — Drug-
gist. Born Toronto, Ont., May 21, 1874,
son of Rev. S. W. and Mary Ingram.
Educated high school, Dundas, Ont.:
Toronto University; Ontario College of
Pharmacy; Queen's University. Opened
first drug store Vegreville, Alta., 1905.
Established present business, 1907. Sec-
retary-treasurer Ladner Board of Trade.
Married Katherine Kennedy, Winchester,
Ont., 1906; has two daughters. Society:
A. F. & A. M. Recreation: traveling.
Address: Delta St., Ladner, B. C.

FITCH, His Hon., Clarence Russell —

District and Local Judge of the High
Court, Fort Frances. Born Brantford,
Ont, Feb. 22, 1866, son of late B. F.
Fitch. Educated Brantford Collegiate
Institute; Toronto University; Osgoode
Hall. Called to Ontario Bar, 1887; prac-
ticed Brantford and Stouffville, Ont.
Chairman public school board, Stouff-
ville, eight years; president East YorK;
Liberal Association, and vice-president
North York Liberal Association some
years; appointed Senior Judge, Rainy
River District, 1909. Married Marie I.
Main, daughter of late Henry Main,
banker. Gait, Ont., 1889. Address: Fort
Frances, Ont.


FITZMAURICE, Raymond. — Real Es-
tate, Insurance and Financial Broker.
Member of Vernon Board of Trade. Born
Queen's County, Ireland, July 23, 1877,

son of Harman and Helena Fitzmaurice.
Educated Dublin, Ireland. Employed
uncle's estate office Irish Land Agency,
1894-1897. Came to Canada, 1896. Farm-
ing and stock raising Alberta, 1897-
1899. Came to British Columbia, 1899.
Married Estelle Lambert, daughter of
Rev. J. H. Lambert, Vernon, 1903; has
one daughter. Clubs: Ranchers'; Coun-
try. Societies: A. F. & A. M.; K. of P.
Recreations: shooting, fishing. Con-
servative; Anglican. Address: Long
Lake, Vernon, B. C.

FITZPATRICK, Charles Alexander,
D. D. S. — Dentist, Smith Block, Bran-
don. Born Vankleek Hill, Ont., 1876, son
of George K. and Eliza Fitzpatrick. Ed-
ucated high school, Vankleek Hill; To-
ronto University. Came to Manitoba
and engaged practice of profession,
1900. Served with Argenteuil Rangers
of Quebec, 1898. Married Ida May Mor-
rison, 1904; has one daughter. Societies:
I. O. O. F.; American Yeomanry of
World. Recreation: horses. Liberal;
Protestant. Address: Brandon, Man.


FIiFFT, William D. — Manager Cal-
gary Power Co., Ltd., Leeson and Line-
ham Block, Calgary. Born Montreal,
Que., Sept. 27, 1877, son of John and
Annie Fleet. Educated public and high
schools, Montreal. In various capaci-
ties — Fred Thomson, Montreal, electrical
repair shop, 1S95-1896; Royal Electric
Co., Montreal, 1896-1901; Lachine Rapids
Hydraulic & Land Co., Montreal, 1901-



1904; City of Pictou, N. S., Constructing
Engineer, 1904-1905. Electrical Super-
intendent Canadian Copper Co., Ltd.,
Copper Cliff, Ont., 1905-1911. Came to
fourth term, 1912. Founder and first
tyne, Montreal, 1901: has two sons and
two daughters. Conservative; Anglican.
Address: 907 Fifteenth Ave., W., Cal-
gary, Alta.


FIiEMHI'G, Major Jolin William. —

Real Estate and Financial Agent, Bran-
don. Born Stanley, N. B., Feb. 25, 1868,
son of Dr. Alexander and Louisa Flem-
ing. Educated Wesleyan College. Came
to Brandon, 1881: drug business with
his father, 1885. Alderman City of
Brandon ten years; elected Mayor for
third term, 1911. Founder and first
president Union of Manitoba Municipal-
ities: this movement was followed by
other provinces and he saw the consum-
mation of his idea when at Halifax,
1904, the provincial organization formed
the Canadian Municipal Union. Served
as lieutenant C. M. R. ; Captain E.
Squadron, Manitoba Dragoons, 1903;
now Major in command. Married Anna
E. Matheson, 1892. Societies: C. O. F. ;
A. O. U. F.; A. O. U. W. Liberal. Ad-
dress: Brandon, Man.

r^ETCHEB, BenjamLa, D. V. S. —

Sheriff. Judicial District of Moose Jaw.
Born Grenville County, Ont., Dec. 29,
1859, son of James and Jane Marshall
Fletcher. Educated High School, Kempt-


ville and Prescott; Ontario Veterinary
College, Toronto. Practiced as Veter-
inary Surgeon, Winchester, Ont., 1887-
1890; came to Moose Jaw, 1890; prac-
ticed there, 1890-1905; appointed Dep-
uty Sheriff, 1896. Served as Alderman,
Moose Jaw, 1911. Married Louise Otis
(deceased); married second, Ida Bowen,
daughter of Peter Bowen, 1906; has two
daughters. Societies: A. F. & A. M.
(Shriner); A. O. U. W. Recreations: out-
door sports. Liberal; Presbyterian. Ad-
dress: 56 Ominica St., Moose Jaw, Sask.

FIiBWEIiIiIM'G, Abraham George. —

Proprietor of the Pilot Mound Sentinel
and of Gainsboro Post-News. Born
Nichol Township, Wellington County,
Ont.. Feb. 20, 1863, son of Edward and
Mary Metcalf Flewelling. Educated pub-
lic and high schools. Apprentice with
C. A. Shaw, Elora, 1884; journeyman
printer Guelph Mercury, 1890-1898;
foreman The Liberal, Tillsonburg, 1899-
1905. Came to Manitoba, 1905; bought
Post-News, Gainsborough, Sask., 1906;
bought Sentinel, Pilot Mound, 1911;
Overseer, Gainsborough, 1910. Served
as private, 30th Rifles, Elora, 1885-
1888. Independent; Methodist. Ad-
dress: Pilot Mound, Man.



T? ^,^?u^^?' Hiram Richard— Of H.

nor-^o^^A*"^ ^ *^°-' ^«^al Estate and Fi-
nancial Agents, Central Ave., Prine Al-

A,^l' i' noV^ ^°^^ Longeaton, England,
Aug. 4, 187o, son of Robert and Mary
Fletcher. Educated: Trent, England.
1 Jli^^fn^o ^^ brewing business, England,
1S9O-1903. Came to Prince Albert and
established present business, 1903; rep-

resented in London by E. A. Smith,
Westminster Chambers, Victoria St.,
London. Member, Prince Albert Board
of Trade. Married Emily Edith Lunt,
St. Asaph, 1899. Recreations: golf,'
shooting, motoring. Conservative; Ang-
lican. Address: 155 18th St., Prince Al-
bert. Sask.




FIiOOS, William Hamilton — President
and Manager The Flood Land Co., Ltd.,
Real Estate, Financial and Insurance
Agents, 184 2 Scarth St., Regina; Presi-
dent, General Builders, Ltd.; Vice-Presi-
dent Regina Grain Co., Ltd.; Managing
Director Queen City Development Co.;
Managing Director Wascana View, Ltd.
Born Paisley, Ont., Feb. 28, 1881, son
of William and Jane Flood. Educated
Paisley public and high schools; St.
Basil's College, Brantford, Ont. Range

Manager X Cattle Co., South Dakota,
1899-1902; member of W. H. Flood &
Co., brokers, Winnipeg, 1902-1903; came
to Moose Jaw and established present
business, 1903. Married Margaret Ann
Carnegie, daughter of James Carnegie,
Port Perry, Ont. ; has one daughter.
Clubs: Assiniboia; Wascana Country;
Regina Motor. Society: K. of C. Recre-
ation: golf. Conservative; Roman Cath-
olic. Adress: Sixteenth Ave., Moose
Jaw, Sask.




PI.UMI:KFEI.T, Alfred C. — Capital-
ist. President Hastings Shingle Mfg.
Co.; president International Coal & Coke
Co.; president Royal Collieries Ltd. ; pres-
ident British Canadian Fire Insurance
Co.; President Pacific Marine Insurance
Co.; President Western Mortgage Cor-
poration; Director Ames, Holden & Co.;
Director Miner Rubber Co.: Director Red-
mond & Co.; Director Patterson Shoe
Co.; Director Canadian Consolidated Rub-
ber Co.; Director' Empire Trust Co.; Pres-
ident Cranby Consolidated Mining,
Smelting & Power Co., Ltd.; Direct-
or Trusts and Guarantee Co., Ltd.; Di-
rector British Northwest Insurance Co.;

Director Great West Life Assurance Co.;
Director Hutcliinson Co., Ltd.; Director
Canadian Banlc of Commerce; Chairman
Board Britisli American Trust Co.; Di-
rector Cassidys Limited, Montreal. Born
Markham, Ont., Sept. 29, 1S56, son of
George and Cj'nthia Flumerfelt. Edu-
cated grammar school, Ontario. Whole-
sale boot and shoe business, Cobourg.
1875; removed to Winnipeg, 1879; sold
out to Ames Holden & Co., and came to
British Columbia as branch manager for
that company, lSSG-1900. Became inter-
ested mining developments: member city
council, 1S93-1903; President Victoria
Board of Trade, 1S93-1903; life governor



Vancouver and Winnipeg General Hos-
pitals; formerly vice president and
director Jubilee Hospital; treasurer
Protestant Orphans' Home; treasurer
Royal Institution for Advancement of
Learning; treasurer McGill College;
offered a prize for tlie best description
of Britisli Columbia's forest wealtli,
1907; gave $500 toward the endowment
of a chair of civil engineering to be
placed by a permanent endowment of
$10,000; connected with Forestry c;:'om-
mission; quartermaster with rank of
captain. Garrison Artillery. Married
Ada Kilvington, Winnipeg, Man., 1881;
has two daughters. Clubs: Union: Van-
couver; Jericho Country; Manitoba;
Mount Royal; St. James; Beaconsfield
golf; Canadian. Recreation: golf. Conser-
vative; Anglican. Address: 835 Pember-
ton St., Victoria, B. C.


FltUMERFHIiT, William E. — Real Es-
tate Broker, 522 Pender St., Vancouver.
Director Vancouver Exhibition Associa-
tion; first vice-president British Colum-
bia School Trustees Association; treas-
urer "Made in Canada" fair, 1911. Born
Markham, Ont., Oct. 27, 1860, son of
George and Cynthia Barnes Flumerfelt.
Educated high school, Markham. Boot
and shoe business, Brandon and Portage
la Prairie, 1886-1895. Came to British
Columbia; manager Patterson Shoe Co.,
Vancouver, 1895-1897; business, Nanai-
mo, 1897-1901; returned to Vancouver,
1901; secretary-manager Tourist Asso-
ciation, Vancouver, 1905-1907; estab-
lished present business, 1907; member
Vancouver school board, 1908; chairman
finance committee . Vancouver school
board, 1909; general chairman, 1910.
Married Phoebe Flint, Ross, 1884; has
three sons and one daughter. Societies:
A. F. & A. M.; I. O. O. F. Recreations:
lacrosse, baseball. Liberal; Methodist.
Address: Vancouver, B. C.


FO^EV, Joseph Andrew — President
and Manager, North Battleford Lumber
Co., Ltd.; President, North Battleford
Board of Trade. Born Wellington Coun-
ty, Ont., April 27, 1873, son of Thomas
and Ellen Handrehan Foley. Educated
public schools. Came to Manitoba, 1895;
farming, Manitou, Man., 1895-1899; min-
ing, Yukon, 1899-1904; lumber merchant.
North Battleford, since 1904; partner.
Ferry & Foley, real estate agents, since
1907. Mayor, North Battleford, 1910-
1911; Alderman, 1905-1909. Married
Cassie Blain, Manitou, Man., 1905; has
two sons and one daughter. Society:
K. P. Recreations: shooting, curling.
Conservative; Roman Catholic. Address:
George St., North Battleford, Sask.

FOIiEY - BENNETT, Edward. — Of

Foley-Bennett & Gibbons, Real Estate and
Financial Brokers, Penticton. Born New
Zealand, Feb. 7, 1867, son of William
and Mary Bennett. Educated public and
high schools, New Zealand. Farming
New Zealand until 1898. Superintend-
ent Dominion Yukon Gold Mining Co.,
1898-1900. Mayor Penticton, 1909-1910-
1911; member Penticton Board of Trade;
chairman License Commissioners, Pen-
ticton. Married Alice Maud Richardson,
Yukon Ty., 1903; has .two sons. Club:




Turf, Penticton (president). Society: A.
F. & A. M. Recreations: hunting, fish-
ing. Conservative; Anglican. Address:
Penticton, B. C.

FQKB, Frank, K. C, B. C. !•., Iili. B.,

D, C. Ii. — Of Emery, Newell, Ford,
Bolton & Mount, Barristers, Canada
Permanent Bldg., Edmonton. Born To-
ronto, March 4, 1873, son of James and
Katherine Ford. Educated public
schools; Ontario Academy; Trinity Uni-
versity. Lavs^ student Read, Read &
Knight, Toronto, 1S90. Private secre-
tary and legal "devil" to D'Alton
McCarthy, Q. C, M. P., 1893; member of
firm Denton, Dods & Ford, 1897-1898;
private secretary to Hon. A. S. Hardy,
Premier and Attorney General of On-
tario, 1898; on latter's retirement be-
came private secretary to Hon. J. M.
G-ibson, Attorney General of Ontario,
when made law clerk of that depart-
ment; Solicitor to the Treasury, 1900-
1903; member firm McCarthy, Osier,
Hoskin and Harcourt, 1903-1906; ap-
pointed Deputy Attorney General of
Saskatchewan, 1906; resigned, 1910, to
become member of present firm. Ex-
Boy Scouts Commissioner (Saskatche-
wan) ; ex-Bencher Saskatchewan Law
Society; created K. C. Saskatchewan,
1907; K. C. Ontario, 1910. Served as
lientenant and captain 20th Regiment
Lome Rifles (Halton) ; major and lieu-
tenant colonel in command 95th Sas-
katchewan Rifles. Married Nora Eliza-
beth Sampson, Toronto, 1899; has one
son and two daughters. Clubs: Assini-

boia; United Empire; Canadian Military
Institute. Societies: A. F. & A. M.; Delta
Chi Greek Letter Society. Liberal; Angli-
can. Address: Edmonton, Alia.

FOBD, John "W., M. D. — Physician and
Surgeon, 73 6 Granville St., Vancouver.
Born Huron County, Ont., Nov. 30, 1866,
son of Samuel and Hannah Ford. Edu-
cated Collegiate Institute, St. Mary's;
Toronto University; post - graduate
course New York Post-Graduate Hos-
pital and Medical College. Taught school
Essex; practiced Thorndale, 1894; en-
gaged hospital work, London, England,
previous to coming to British Columbia,
1909. Physician to "Vancouver Alexandra
Orphanage. Married Janet Bryden, 18 94;
has one son. Clubs: Vancouver; Com-
mercial; University. Society: Vancou-
ver Medical. Recreation: horses. Con-
servative. Address: 1230 Broadway, W.,
Vancouver, B. C.

C. E., B. Sc.

FOBEIVIAK, Alvah Bmest, C. B., B. Sc.

Assistant City Engineer, Victoria, B. C.
Born Cheapside, Ont., Dec. 28, 1878,
son of Christopher F. and Elizabeth
Ann Foreman. Came to British Co-
lumbia, 1890. Educated public and high
schools, Vancouver; McGill University.
Gold medal list at McGill, leading class,
each of four years, and obtaining some
thirty first prizes, including British
Association exhibition; won both Wick-
steed medals for athletics; chosen by
Dr. R. Tait McKenzie as model for his
statue of a "Modern College Athlete";
after graduating, travelled one year, get-
ting business education in Toronto, 1904-
1907; Secretary and Manager Concrete


Engineering & Construction Co., Van-
couver, 1907-1909; Member of firm of
Dutcher & Foreman, Consulting Engi-
neers, Vancouver, 1909-1910; Resident
Engineer in charge of construction ot
Concrete Power dam, Revelstolve, B. C,
1910; Supervisory Engineer Dallas Road
Sea Wall for City of Victoria and Pro-
vincial Government, 1910; Construction
Engineer in Smith's Hill Reservoir, Vic-
toria, 1912. Married Josephine Beatrice
Pugsley, Toronto, 190S; has two sons.
Club: University (Vancouver). Societies:
McGill Graduates of British Columbia;
Canadian Society of Civil Engineers.
Address: 1023 Oliphant St., Victoria, B.

FORG-ST, Hon. Senator Amedee Em-
manuel. — Ex-Lieutenant Governor of
Saskatchewan. Born Marieville, Que. Nov.
12, 1847, son of Jeremie and Marie Gren-
ette Forget. Educated Marieville College.
Studied law under late Hon. J. A. Chap-
leau. Called to Quebec bar, 1871; sec-
retary of the Council Bar of Montreal;
secretary Manitoba Half-Breed Commis-
sion, 1875; clerk of the Council and sec-
retary to Lieutenant Governor Laird,
Northwest Territories. 1876; clerk of
Assembly, Regina; commissioner for
settlement of half-breed claims, 1885;
assistant commissioner Indian affairs
for Manitoba and Northwest Territories,
1888; president of Incorporated Soldiers'
and Sailors' Help Society, 1902; member
public board of education, 1893; Indian
commissioner, 1895; Lieutenant Gover-
nor of Northwest Territories, 1898-1905;
first Lieutenant Governor of Saskatche-
wan, 1905-1910. Removed to Banff, 1910.
Summoned to the Senate, Alberta, May
2, 1911. Married Henriette Drolet, Mon-
treal, 1876. Liberal; Roman Catholic.
Address: Banff, Alta.

F0BGI:T, Madame A. E. — Born St.
Hyacinthe, Que., Sept. 29, 1853, daughter
of Lieutenant Colonel C. E. and Helene
Drolet. Educated Hochelaga Convent,
Montreal. Hon. president Daughters of
the Empire; National Council of Wo-
men. Married Hon. A. E. Forget, ex-
Lieutenant Governor of Saskatchewan,
1876. Address: Banff, Alta.

FOXtnr, His Honour John Andrew. —

Judge of County Court of West Koote-
nay. Born Belleville, Ont., July 20,
1861, son of John and Jane Forin. Edu-
cated Albert College; Osgoode Hall.
County Court Judge since 1896. Publica-
tions: Essays on legal and sociological
subjects. Married May Dunn. 1895; has
two sons and three daughters. Served
with Queen's Own Rifles, Northwest Re-
bellion, 1885 (medal and clasp). Clubs:
Vancouver; Rossland. Address: Nelson,
B. C,

FOKKE, Robert. — Farmer. Born Ber-
wickshire, Scotland, April 10, 1860, son
of George and Isabella Forke. Educated
public schools, Westruther, Scotland.
Came to Manitoba and took up land,
1882. Unsuccessful candidate for Virden,
Manitoba Legislature, 1909; instru-
mental getting municipal telephone sys-
tem for Pipestone. Married Elma C.
MacGregor, Reston, Man., 1892; has
three daughters. Recreation: reading.
Liberal; Presbyterian. Address: Pipe-
stone, Man.

FOBMAN, James. — Of Heisterman,
Forman & Co., Real Estate Brokers, 1207
Government St.; Victoria; director Simon
Leiser & Co., Ltd; director Bakeries,
Ltd. Born Londonderry, N. S., July 8,
1860, son of Robert and Louisa For-
man. Educated Horton, N. S., and Sack-
ville, N. B. Commenced career Nova
Scotia; subsequently New York and
Germany. Came to British Columbia,
1890. Society: A. F. & A. M. Address:
1216 Rockland Ave., Victoria, B. C.

FOBHEST, S. H., B. A. — Of Boswell
& Forrest, Barristers, Souris. Born Ren-
frew, Ont., Feb. 17, 1873. son of Samuel
and Catherine Forrest. Educated Mani-
toba College. Taught school Hartney,
Souris and Brandon; later studied law
and called to Manitoba bar. Practiced
Souris since 1907; member of Souris
School Board; solicitor for town of
Souris; member of Hartney lacrosse
team, champions of Manitoba, 1898.
Married Grace Helena Woodhull, Hart-
ney, 1899; has four daughters. Society:
A. F. & A. M. Recreations: curling, la-
crosse, outdoor sports. Liberal; Presby-
terian. Address: Souris, Man.

FOBBBST, "Williain Henry — (Retired)
Born Levis, Que., Jan. 30, 1865, son of
Colonel W. H. and Mary Twedell For-
rest. Educated Mouin College, Quebec.
Came to British Columbia, 1886; con-
nected with C. P. R.. 1884-1905; retired,
1905. Served with 8th Royal Regiment,
Quebec, 1881-1886; Captain. 6th D. C.
O. R., Vancouver, 1894; still serving.
Married Mary I. Orrell, daughter of
Thomas Orrell, 1893. Club: Western.
Recreation: military rifle shooting. Con-
servative. Address: 2590 Point Grey
Road, Vancouver, B. C.

FOBSTBB, Frederick Georg^e. — Ranch-
er, Chief License Inspector Alberta,
Manager of Medicine Hat Printing and
Publishing Co., Ltd., from 1894 to 1910.
Born Toronto Township, Peel County,
Ont., Jan. 5, 1870, son of William and
Zippy Forster. Educated high school
Listowel. Printer's devil, Listowel, 1884.
Came to Medicine Hat, 1888. Alderman
and chairman of Finance Committee;



served as school trustee three years;
Alderman ten years; mayor two years.
Married Evaline Catherine Perrin, Listo-
wel, Ont. ; has three sons. Club: Cypress.
Societies: A. F. & A. M. ; R. A. M. ; K. T.
Liberal; Anglican. Address: 427 Mon-
treal St., Medicine Hat, Alta.; Attorney-
General's Department, Edmonton, Alta.


FORSTEB, H. T. W. — Financial Agent,
368 Toronto St., Medicine Hat; owner
of Alberta Safe & Lock Co., Ltd.; mem-
ber Medicine Hat Board of Trade. Born
Brampton, Ont., April 24, 1881, son of
James W. and Maria Preston Forster.
Educated high school, Brampton. With
Bell Telephone Co., Toronto, 1900-1903;
saw mill, Crows Nest, 1903-1904; di-
rector Medicine Hat Lumber Co., 1904-
1907; established present business, 1907.
Married Augusta Kennedy, daughter of
Joseph Kennedy Godfrey, Ont., 1908; has
two sons and one daughter. Society:
A. F. iS; A. M. (secretary, 1910). Liberal;
Methodist Address: Medicine Hat. Alta.

FORSYTH, George. — Manager South
Saskatchewan branch of Massey-Harris
Co., Ltd., South Railway St., Regina.
Born Capetown, Wellington County,
Ont., June 29, 1849, son of William and
Fanny Forsyth. Educated public schools
St. George. With Winnipeg branch of A.
Harris, Son & Co., Brantford, 1882-1894;
assistant manager Winnipeg branch,
1894-1903; manager Regina, of firm now
known as Massey-Harris Co., Ltd., since
1903. Married Eliza Snowball, Port Ar-
thur, Ont., 1895; has one son and one
daughter. Society: A. F. & A. M. Recre-
ations: baseball, curling. Liberal; Pres-
byterian. Address: 2078 Hamilton St.,
Regina, Sask.

FORSYTH, Herliert C. B. — Barrister
and Solicitor, Lineham Block, Calgary.
Born Macduff, Scotland, March 30,
1879, son of Charles F. and Agnes Forsyth.
Educated public schools, Macduff; Ab-

erdeen University. Practiced Aberdeen,
1902-1908. Came to Alberta, 1907; prac-
ticed High River, Alta., 1908-1910; Cal-
gary since 1910. Married Jessie Bruce,
1910; has one son. Society: A. F. & A.
M. Recreation: music. Liberal; Presby-
terian. Address: 1719 Second St., N. W.,
Calgary, Alta.

FORTIN", Margaretta Elizabetli. —

(Wife of Rev. Octave Fortin, D. D.,
Archdeacon of Winnipeg.) Born Mont-
real, daughter of Edward Stayner Freer
and Mary Raymond Stevens (Freer).
Educated private school, Montreal (med-
allist). Came to Manitoba, 1875. Pres-
ident Church of England Woman's Aux-
iliary, Diocese of Rupert's Land, for
many years. Married Rev. Octave For-
tin, 1874; has two sons and two daugh-
ters. Clubs: Women's Canadian; Wo-
men's Musical; Western Art Association
(has held office in each). Anglican. Ad-
dress: Holy Trinity Rectory, Winnipeg,


FORTIK', Ven. Octave, B. A., D. D. —

Archdeacon and Rector Holy Trinity,
Winnipeg, since 1875. Born Quebec, Jan.
5, 1842, son of William and Sophia
Fortin. Educated St. John's College;
Bishop's College., Lennoxville; McGill

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