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tate Board. Married Gertrude H. Isaac,
St. Catharines, Ont., 1911. Societies: C.
O. F.; K. P. Liberal; Methodist. Ad-
dress: 312 Crowe Block, Saskatoon, Sask.



CrIBVIN, Jolin Alexander. — Of John

A. Girvin & Co., Builder and Contractor,
Financial Broker, of Winnipeg. Born
Ashfield, Ont., Oct. 18, 1852, son of
Captain David and Anne Glen Girvin.
Educated public schools. Came to Win-
nipeg, 1877. General contractor, Win-
nipeg, since 1882. Director and mem-
ber executive. Standard Trust Co. Mar-
ried Jennie E. Arthur, Goderich, Ont.,
1875; has two sons and three daugh-
ters. Clubs: Manitoba; Carleton. So-
cieties: A. F. & A. M. ; Scott:sh Rite.
Congregationalist. Address: 356 Carl-
ton St., Winnipeg, Man.

GITCHEI^K, "Wallace Frank. — Cap-
italist. Born Kent County, Mich., Dec.
11, 1877, son of Harry M. and Lucia A.
Gitchell. Educated public and high
schools. Grand Rapids, Mich. Clerk
Western Union Telegraph Co., Grand
Rapids, 1887-1888; clerk Standard Oil
Co., 1888-1894; office manager Grand
Rapids Electric Railway Co., 1895-1900.
Came to British Columbia, 1901. Con-
troller British Columbia Electric Rail-
way Co., Vancouver^ 1901-1911. Mar-
ried Edith Jackson, "Vancouver, 1907;
has one son. Club: Terminal City (ex-
president). Society: A. P. & A. M. Rec-
reations: all outdoor sports. Presby-
ter:an. Address: 2394 First Ave., W.,
Vancouver, B. C.

GI^ADWIIT, Captain Wynyard Charles

— Chief Provincial Fire Warden, 429
Pender St., Vancouver. Born Nova Sco-
tia, Aug. 3, 1869, son of Arthur Stan-
hope and Louise Gladwin. Educated
public schools. Middle Musquodoboit, N.
S. Commenced career as farmer. Came
West, 1888, to British Columbia, 1898.
Took short course Royal Military Col-
lege, Frederickton, N. B.; served four
years 78th Battalion Highlanders, Nova
Scotia; three years Captain Kamloops
Rifle Association. Married Charlotte
Rose Bayer, Middle Musquodoboit. Rec-
reations: rifle shooting, lacrosse. Ad-
dress: Keith Road, North Vancouver,
B. C.

GI^ENDENNZNO, John Kurray, m. I..

A. — Rancher. Born West Zorra, Oxford
County, Ont., May 22, 1872, son of
James and Annie Glendenning. Edu-
cated Embro. Member Alberta Legis-
lature for Nanton. Liberal; Presbyte-
rian. Address: Nanton, Alta.

GIiENN, Joseph, IML Ii. A. — Lieutenant

"C" Squadron, Saskatchewan 16th Light
Horse, Indian Head. Born Owen Sound,
Ont., Aug. 29, 1860, son of William and
Nancy Glenn. Educated public school.
Homesteaded Kenlis District, Saskatche-
wan, 1882; farm implement, livery and
real estate business, Indian Head, 1884-
1902; implement, lumber, coal and feed
business, Glenn Bros., Milestone, 1902-
1909; engaged elevator and commission
business, Indian Head and adjoining
towns, since 1895, operating elevators
at Indian Head, Grand Coulee, Odessa
and Pasqua. Started farming, 1882, with
homestead of 160 acres; now owns 16,000
acres, having farms at Indian Head,
Abernethy, Balcarres, Belbeck, Baildon,
Blackwood, Edgeley, Katepwe, Moose
Jaw, Odessa, Pasqua, Punnichy, Regina,
Sedley, Sintiluta and Weyburn; raised
172,000 bushels of grain 1910, 150,000 in
1911 and 210,000 in 1912. Served as dis-
patch rider under General Middleton,
North West Rebellion, 1885. Councillor,
Indian Head, 1901-1906. Elected to
Saskatchewan Legislature, 1912. Mar-
ried Christina Gordon, Owen Sound, Ont.,
1886; has three sons and four daugh-
ters. Clubs: Indian Head; Regina
Country; Western Canada Military. So-
ciety: A. O. U. W. Recreations: cricket,
polo. Conservative; Presbyterian. Ad-
dress: Indian Head, Sask.


GImINHS, Georg'e A. — Real Estate and
Financial Agent, 306 Somerset Block,
Winnipeg. Born Lachute, Que., Oct. 9,
1849, son of George L. and Maria Glines
(of U. E. L. stock). Educated public
schools, Lachute. Grocer's clerk, Mon-
treal, 1863. Came to Manitoba, 1877.
Mayor of Morris, Man., 1882; Post-
master and Justice of the Peace there
several years. One of the principal
promoters of Manitoba Central Ry.,
which secured provincial charter, 1882,
but was afterwards dissolved by the
Dominion Government. Promoter The



Red River Valley Ry., subsequently
turned over to the N. P. R., now runs
over route first outlined, Manitoba Cen-
tral Ry. charter. A writer to the East-
ern papers regarding the future possi-
bilities of Western country, which have
been more than fulfilled; partially in-
strumental breaking up the elevator
monopolies in Manitoba, 1884; also hav-
ing some of the Reserves, which were a
hindrance to settlement of Manitoba in
the early days, thrown open. Is at
present interested in water power de-
velopment on Pacific Coast. Served
with Montreal Rifle Rangers, Victoria
Rifles; organized company at Morris,
which served with Colonel Scott's Bri-
gade, North West Rebellion, 1885. Mar-
ried Emma M. Taylor, Ottawa, 1897.
Clubs: St. Charles Country; Winnipeg
Golf; Granite Curling; M. A. A. A. So-
cieties: A. F. & A. M.; I. O. O. F. Rec-
reation: curling. Conservative; Con-
gregationalist. Address: 219 Kennedy
St., Winnipeg, Man.


GLOVER, zrederick Bobertsou. — Gen-
eral Executive Assistant British Colum-
bia Electric Railway, Vancouver. Vice-
president Vancouver, Fraser Valley &
Southern Railway. Born Glasgow, Scot-
land, Aug. 13, 1860, son of William
Glover, M. D., and Jessie Wilson-
McCallum Glover. Educated Heming-
ford. Que. Commercial life,' Montreal,
1876-1881; Winnipeg, 1881-18^6;; editor
News, Vancouver, 1886-1887; city editor
News Advertiser, Vancouver, 1887-1888;
city editor Daily Columbian, New West-
minster, 1888-1895; City Clerk, New
Westminster, 1895-1901; manager Brit-

ish Columbia Electric Railway, New
Westminster, 1901-1906; assistant gen-
eral manager, Vancouver, 1906-1911.
Served as Lieutenant Winnipeg Battal-
ion Infantry North West Rebellion,
1885; Lieutenant Westminster Rifles,
1889-1895; Lieutenant Corps of Guides.
Married Ada Ellard, daughter of late
James Ellard, of New Westminster,
1889. Clubs: Vancouver; Westminster.
Society: A. F. & A. M. Recreations:
orchardist. Anglican. Address: Van-
couver, B. C. • ',

GODFRIiV, Oswald Julius, C. A. —

Chartered Accountant. Auditor Diocese
of Qu'Appelle; auditor Rural Municipal-
ity of Indian Head; secretary-treasurer
Town of Indian Head; secretary-treas-
urer Indian Head General Hospital.
Born Sedbergh, Yorkshire, England,
October 7, 1875, son of Margaret Green
and Robert Godfrey, C. E. Educated
King Edward School, Birmingham.
Articled clerk, Alfred Field & Co., Bir-
mingham, 1891-1896; manager White-
way & Co., London, 1897-1903; came to
Qu'Appelle, 1903. Married Cecile Maud
Challoner, Birmingham, 1905; has three
sons and one daughter. Society: A. F.
& A. M. Recreations: cricket, music,
gardening. Anglican. Address: Indian
Head, Sask.


GODFBEV, "Williain. — Manager Bank
of British North America, 501 Hastings
St., Vancouver. Born Huntley, near
Ottawa, May 19, 1858, son of Rev.
James and Sarah Godfrey. Educated
high schools, Ottawa and Kingston.
Clerk Bank of British North America,
Kingston, 1875; accountant, St. John,
1888; accountant, Montreal, 1889-1890.
Came to British Columbia and appoint-
ed manager Vancouver branch, 1890.
President Vancouver Board of Trade,



1897-1899. President Canadian Club,
1910. Married Elizabeth Campbell
Cheppiell, Ottawa, 1886; has one son
and three daughters. Clubs: Vancou-
ver; Jericho Country. Anglican. Ad-
dress: 1461 Burnaby St., Vancouver, B.

GODSOIT, Charles A. — President Rob-
ertson Godson Co., Ltd. Managing Di-
rector Vancouver Pipe &. Foundry Co.,
Vancouver. Born Toronto, May 14, 1868,
son of Thomas and Margaret Hutty
Godson. Educated Toronto. Came to
British Columbia, 1889; manufacturers'
agent, Victoria, 1889; manager James
Robertson Co., Ltd., Vancouver, 1898.
Married Annetta May Seabrook, daugh-
ter of Rhodes Seabrook, Victoria, 1900.
Society: I. O. O. F. Anglican. Address:
Vancouver, B. C.

GO^DEir, J. J. — Deputy Minister of
Agriculture and Immigration for Man-
itoba, Born York County, Ont., son of
Michael and Sarah Golden. Educated
Weston, Ont. Farming York Township,
1858. Came to Manitoba, 1880. Married
Margaret Bgan, Toronto, 1872; has one
son and one daughter. Club: Adanac.
Recreation: shooting. Conservative; Bo-
man Catholic. Address: 188 Smith St.,
Winnipeg, Man.

GOODACRE, Iiawrence. — Of Law-
rence Goodacre & Sons, Wholesale
Butchers, Government St., Victoria.
Born Lenton, Nottinghamshire, Eng-
land, Oct. 8, 1848, son of Samuel Good-
acre. Educated Nottingham. Butcher,
Nottingham, 1864. Came to British
Columbia, 1866. Alderman, Victoria,
five years; chairman Victoria Finance
Committee and appointed acting Mayor,
Barnard. Married Maria Stafford, Vic-
toria; has two sons and one daughter.
Society: S. O. B. Recreation: horses.
Address: Victoria, B. C.

GOODERHAM, Harold Dean. — Of

Hargraft & Gooderham, Grain Mer-
chants, Grain Exchange, Winnipeg.
Born Toronto, June 19, 1881, son of W.
G. and Ella Gooderham. Educated Rid-
ley College; University of Toronto.
Clerk Canada Permanent Mortgage Cor-
poration, 1903. Came to Winnipeg, 1904.
Married Marjorie Thome Persse, Win-
nipeg, 1910. Clubs: Manitoba; Carleton;
St. Charles Country; Toronto Golf;
Royal Canadian Yacht. Recreations:
golf, motoring. Conservative; Anglican.
Address: 191 Harvard Ave., Winnipeg,


GOODERHAM, James Horace, J. F. —

Financial Broker: President, Battleford
Investments, Ltd. Born Toronto, Aug.
31, 1879, son of Charles Horace ana
Eliza Fowell Gooderham. Educated Up-
per Canada College. Came to Alberta,
1900. Accountant, Canada Permanent
Mortgage Corporation, Edmonton, 1900-
1904; engineering corps, C. N. R., West-
ern Ontario, 1904-1909; brokerage, vari-
ous parts of Saskatchewan, 1909-1911;
established present business, 1911. Mar-
ried Margaret Currie, daughter of
Thomas Currie, Muskoka, Ont., 1904; has
one son and two daughters. Society: A.
F. & A. M. Recreations: shooting, ten-
nis. Conservative; Anglican. Address:
27th St., Battleford, Sask.

GOOBEVE, Hon. Arthur Samuel —

Member Dominion Railway Commission
since April, 1912. Born Guelph, Ont.,
Dec. 15, 1860, son of Arthur Henry and
Caroline Goodeve. Educated public and
high schools, Guelph; Ontario College of
Pharmacy (medalist). Member House
of Commons for Kootenay, 1908-1912.
Mayor of Rossland, 1889-1900. Provin-
cial Secretary McBride Government,
1902. Member British Columbia Timber
and Forestry Commission, 1909-1910.
Married Ellen Edith Spence, 1884; has
four sons and two daughters. Conserva-
tive; Presbyterian. Address: Ottawa,

GOOBIiAD, Andrew. — Of Goodlad &

Goodlad, Real Estate and Insurance
Brokers, 1124 Park Drive, Vancouver.
Born Shetland, Scotland, March 13,
1882, son of John and Jessie Leisk
Goodlad. Educated Shetland school;



Anderson's University. Articled to J.
Kirschman Gallwar, solicitor, Lerwick,
1897. Private secretary to Superintend-
ent of Police, Glasgow, two years. Came
to British Columbia, 1905. Married Mary
Douglas, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1910. So-
ciety: I. O. F. Recreations: boating,
hunting, fishing. Conservative; Prot-
estant. Address: Napier St., Vancou-
ver, B. C.

GOODIiA]>, Robert. — Of Goodlad &

Goodlad, Real Estate, 112 4 Park Drive,
Vancouver. Born Shetland, Scotland,
Jan. 17, 1884, son of John and Jessie
Goodlad. Educated Scotland. Clerk
Hamnavoe, Burra, 1899. Came to Brit-
ish Columbia, 1909. Recreations: boat-
ing, fishing, shooting, athletic sports
and reading. Address: 1830 Third Ave.,
Vancouver, B. C.

OOODIiAND, Herbert Thomas. — Of

Bent & Goodland, Real Estate Agents,
Westminster St., Chilliwack. Born
Taunton, England, Nov. 6, 1874, son of
Charles John and Kate Goodland. Edu-
cated Independent College, Taunton;
Hart House School, Tregony, Cornwall.
Farming, Manitoba, 1891; merchant and
postmaster, Goodlands; secretary-treas-
urer municipality of Brenda three
years; in Winnipeg, 1902-1906; manager
fruit packing business. New Westmin-
ster, 1906; removed to Chilliwack, where
organized Chilliwack Preserving & Can-
ning Co., 1907-1909; established present
business, 1909. Secretary Chilliwack
Central Conservative Association. Sec-
retary-treasurer Chilliwack Agricultural
Society. Alderman City of Chilliwack.

Lieutenant D Company, 104th Canadian
Infantry. Married Ethel Haill Hawkins,
Winnipeg, 1900. Society: A. F. & A. M.
Recreations: tennis, cricket, riding, am-
ateur theatricals. Conservative; Angli-
can. Address: Robson and Henderson
Ave., Chilliwack, B. C.


GOODMAN, Alfred Edwin — Manager
Land Agencies, Ltd., Vancouver. Born
St. Catharines, Ont., Nov. 2, 1860,
son of Edwin Goodman, M. B., and
Elizabeth Caroline Goodman. Educated
Collegiate Institute, St. Catharines.
Clerk Imperial Bank, St. Catharines,
1875; correspondent Canadian, American
and British press, 1875-1885. Came to
British Columbia, 1891, and taught
school, Victoria, 1891-1893. Editor
Trade Journals and secretary Employ-
ers' Association nineteen years; director
Vancouver Art, History and Science
Association, 1907-1909, and many other
institutions. Librarian Carnegie Library,
Vancouver, 1910. Served with 22d Oxford
Rifles, 1881. Alderman, 1909; member
of executive, Canadian Club, 1909. Mar-
ried Rose Ellis, 1896; has one son. So-
ciety: A. F. & A. M. Address: 1133
Beach Ave., Vancouver, B. C.

GOODMAN, Thomas H. — Real Estate
Agent, 2551/0 Portage Ave., Winnipeg.
Born Iceland, Sept. 15, 1872, son of
Thomas Goodman. Came to Winnipeg,
1885. Educated public schools, Winni-
peg. Married, Winnipeg. 1905; has one
son and one daughter. Congregational.
Address: 411 Furby St., Winnipeg, Man.



GOODSFEED, Frederic Garfield, B.
A., M. A., B. Sc. — Civil Engineer Domin-
ion Government, Department Public
Works, Edmonton. Born Predericton,
N. B., May 22, 1881, son of Luther and
Julia Magee Goodspeed. Educated Pred-
ericton Grammar School; Acadia Col-
lege, Wolfville, N. S.; University, New
Brunswick. Second Assistant Engineer,
Dominion Public Works, Ottawa, 1904-
1906; Assistant Engineer, Dominion
Public Works, Ottawa, 1906-1907; As-
sistant Engineer, Dominion Public
Works, St. John, 1907-1910; District
Engineer, Dominion Public Works, Ed-
monton, 1910. Received commission as
Lieutenant Corps of Guides, 1909. Mar-
ried Lalia Rebeca Cogswell, B. A., M.
A., daughter of Maynard Cogswell, Ber-
wick, N. S., 1907. Clubs: Canadian;
Edmonton Tennis; M. P. A. A. A. So-
cieties: Canadian Society of Civil Engi-
neers; Natural History Society (St.
John, N. B.). Recreations: football,
tennis, canoeing. Baptist. Address: 5 46
Sixteenth St., Edmonton, Alta.

GOODWI^I^IE, Frederick Barber, B.

A. — Barrister. Born Georgetown, Ont.,
March 17, 1873, son of Lieutenant-Col-
onel George Stewart and Annie Barber
Goodwillie. Educated public and high
schools, Georgetown; Toronto Univer-
sity and Osgoode Hall. Graduated B. A.
at twenty-one. Called to Ontario bar,
1897. Member of firm Goodwillie &
Goodwillie, Georgetown, 1897-1903. Came
to Saskatchewan and established pres-
ent practice, 1903. In addition culti-
vates about 2000 acres of land. Mem-
ber Melfort Board of Trade. Secretary-
treasurer Melfort Liberal Association.
Served as private with "K" University
Company, Q. O. R., Toronto, 1892-1893;
with "I" Company, Q. O. R., 1895-1897;
Quartermaster - Sergeant 20th Lorne
Rifles, Georgetown, 1897-1898; Lieuten-
ant same regiment, 1898-1904; Adjutant,
1903-1904; transferred to Reserve of Of-
ficers, 1904; holds officers' long course
1st class certificate from Royal Military
College, Kingston; equitation certificate
from Royal School of Cavalry, Toronto;
several marksman's certificates. Domin-
ion Military Rifle League. Societies:
A. P. & A. M.; I. O. P. Recreations:
auto, tennis, golf, cricket. Liberal; Pres-
byterian; secretary-treasurer Board of
Managers, Melfort Presbyterian Church.
Address: Melfort, Sask.

GOODWIN, Alexander Hoop, D. I>. S.

— Dominion Land Agent, Vegreville;
Director, Rink Co.; Member Railway
Committee Board of Trade; Member
Vegreville Hospital Board. Born Bale
Verte, N. B., Feb. 18, 1868, son of Cyrus
N. and Elizabeth Wells Goodwin. Edu-
cated: public schools, Balr Verte; high
school, Sackville; Predericton Normal
School; Baltimore College of Dental

Surgery. Came to Alberta, 1891; prac-
ticed dentistry, Edmonton, 1891-1903;
farmed, Vegreville, 1903-1906; Dominion
Land Agent, since 1903; interested in
real estate since 1903; President, Vegre-
vills Land Co., 1909-1912; came to Vegre-
ville, 1906, when C. N. R. established
town. Mayor, Vegreville, 1910-1912.
Married Lena Taylor 1908; has one son
and two daughters. Club: Canadian.
Societies: A. F. & A. M.; M. W. A.; K.
P. Recreations: shooting, curling. Lib-
eral; Methodist. Address: Vegreville,

GOBBBN, James. — Manufacturers'
Agent and Commission Broker, Flack
Block, Vancouver. Born Armagh Coun-
ty, Ireland, June 8, 1855, son of Andrew
and Marie Gorden. Educated Newry
Model School, County Down. Manufac-
turers' agent, Owen Sound. Came to
British Columbia, 1896. Married Lucy
Mary Poster, Yorkshire, England, 1887.
Club: Anglo- African. Societies: A. P.
& A. M.; L. O. L. Recreation: cricket.
Conservative; Anglican. Address: 843
Cardero St., Vancouver, B. C.

GOBDOir, Albert Leslie. — Of Allan,
Gordon, Bryant & Gordon, Barristers
and Solicitors, Regina; Director Saskat-
chewan Insurance Co.; Director Saskat-
chewan Publishing Co., Ltd.; Director
Western Agencies, Ltd. Born Cooks-
ville Ont.. Jan. 13, 1879, son of Leslie
and ' Clara Elizabeth Hector Gordon.
Came to Saskatchewan with his par-
ents, 1883. Educated public schools;
St. John's College. Civil servant De-
partment of Indian Affairs, Regina,
1896; law student with A. D. Dickson,
Qu'Appelle, 1898-1900; with Hamilton &
Jones, Regina, 1900-1901; member of
firm of Jones & Gordon, 1902; trustee
Provincial League, Anti-Tuberculosis
Society. Member Regina Public School
Board. Married Winifred Mary Ben-
son, daughter of Sheriff Benson. Re-
gina, 1903; has two daughters. Club:
Assinlboia. Society: K. of P. Recrea-
tions: motoring, shooting and garden-
ing. Conservative; Anglican. Address:
2236 Sixteenth Ave., Regina, Sask.

GOBBOir, Chailes Bandolph. — Chief
Inspector of Factories, Vancouver. Born
Deseronto, Ont., Sept. 1, 1874, son of
George and Sarah Randolph Gordon.
Educated public schools, Deseronto.
Apprentice Rathbun Co., Deseronto,
1881; later employee of Walker Foundry
Co., Belleville, Ont. Came to British
Columbia. 1895; engineer, Okanagan
Flour Mills Co., Armstrong, B. C: ma-
chinist C. P. R., Vancouver. 1899-1908;
appointed to present position, 1908.
Married Sarah Keyes MacDnnald. Beaoh-
burg, Ont., 1900; has one daughter. So-
cieties: A. P. & A. M.; I. O. O. P.: S. O.
S. Recreation: reading. Conservative;
Presbyterian. Address: Broughton
Apts., Vancouver, B. C.


GORDON, Charles William, D. D.,
Iili. D., F. K. S. C. (Ralph Connor) — Pub-
lications: Black Rock, 1S98; Beyond the
Marshes, 1899 (booklet); Gwen's Can-
yon, 1899; The Sky Pilot, 1899; Quid
Michael, 1900 (booklet); The Man from
Glengarry, 1901; Glengarry School Days,
1902; Breaking the Record, 1903 (book-
let); The Prospector, 1904; The Doctor,
1906; Life of James Robertson, 1908;
The Angel and The Star, 1908 (booklet);
The Foreigner, 1909; The Dawn by Gal-
ilee, 1909 (booklet); The Recall of Love,
1910 (booklet); Corporal Cameron, 1912.
Born Glangarry, Ont., Sept. 13, 1860;
son of Rev. Daniel and Mary Robertson
Gordon. Educated: public schools,
1866-75; St. Mary's, Ont., High School,
1875-8. Taught school one year, six
months. Graduate Toronto University,
1883; Classical Master Chatham High
School, 1887; Master Upper Canada
College, Toronto. 1S86-7; Post Graduate
Study, New College Edinburgh, Scot-
land, one year's travel. Missionary to
Banff and Rock' Mountains, 1890-4;
winter in Edinburgh studying. Visited
British Churches in interests of Western
Canadian Missions as Commissioner for
Presbyterian Church In Canada, estab-
lished close connection between the
churches. Minister of St. Stephen's,
Winnipeg, since August, 1894. Takes
important part in Social Service work
throughout Canada. Convener of Gen-
eral Assembly's Committee on Social
Service. Married Helen King, Toronto,
Sept. 28, 1888, a scholar in German and
graduate of Manitoba College, of which
her father was principal. Son, John
King; daughters. Mary Robertson, Mar-
garet, Lois, Ruth, Marjorie. D. D. Knox
College, 1906; F. R. S. Canada; L. L. D.
Queen's University, Kingston. Recrea-
tion: Curling and driving in winter;
camping and canoeing in summer. Ad-
dress: 567 Broadway, Winnipeg.

GORDON, George Robertson. — Finan-
cial Agent and Accountant, Inns of
Court, Vancouver. Born Goderich, Ont.,
Sept. 1, 1861, son of James and Mary A.
Gordon. Educated public and high
schools. Goderich. Came to British
Columbia, 1884. Clothing business.
Vancouver, 1886-1900; member school
board, Vancouver, 1892-1897, 1899-1903;
chairman, 1896. Married Susan E.
Mclntyre, 1887; has one son and one
daughter. Societies: I. O. O. F.; S. O. I.
(president). Address: 1109 Barclay St.,
Vancouver, B. C.

GORDON, Helen Skinner, B. A. —

(Wife of Rev. Charles W. Gordon).
Born Toronto, daughter of Janet
McPherson Skinner and Rev. John Mark
King, D. D., Principal Manitoba College,
Winnipeg. ' Came to Manitoba, 1884.
Educated Manitoba College (graduated
with honors, modern languages). Sec-
retary Winnipeg Women's Foreign Mis-

sionary Society, Presbyterian Church,
for thirteen years. Clubs: Canadian;
Daughters of the Empire; Woman's Art
Association. Married Rev. Charles W.
Gordon, D. D., LL. D., F. R. S. C, 1899;
has one son and five daughters. Pres-
byterian. Address: 567 Broadway, Win-
nipeg, Man.


GORDON, Rev. James li o gr a n. —

Preacher, lecturer and author. Pastor
Central Congregational Church, Winni-
peg. Born Philadelphia, Pa., March 28,
1858, son of John Robert and Margaret
Gordon. Educated privately. Clerk
with Wanamaker Co., Philadelphia.
Came to Winnipeg, 1904. Chairman min-
isterial association: member University
Commission, Manitoba. Publications:
"Young Man and His Problem," "Char-
acter vs. Cash," "Phillips Brooks,"
"The Crystal Christ." Married Lillian
James, Reading, Pa., 1887. Clubs: Ca-
nadian. Societies: A. P. & A. M.; I. O.
O. F. Independent; Congregational.
Address: 366 Hargrave St., Winnipeg,

GORDON, JTames T. — President Gor-
don, Ironsides & Fares, Ltd., Winnipeg.
Born Tweed, Ont., Dec. 24, 1858, son of
John and Sarah Elliott Gordon. Edu-
cated public schools Tweed. Farming,
1877-1879. Came to Manitoba, 1879.
with Dick, Banning & Co., lumber
merchants, 1879-1882; engaged lumber
business on his own account. 1882-1885;
lumber, cattle and wheat. Pilot Mound,
1885-1893; firm of Gordon & Ironsides
formed, 1893; incorporated under pres-
ent name, 1902; branches at Fort Wil-
liam, Port Arthur, Kenora, Rainy River,
Sudbury. Montreal Sault Ste. Marie, Re-
gina. Moose Jaw. Saskatoon; president
Monarch Life Insurance Co.; president
A. Carruthers & Co.; president Standard
Trust Co.; president Royal Securities
Co., Ltd.; director Sterling Bank. Elect-



ed to Manitoba Legislature for South
Winnipeg, 1901; re-elected general elec-
tion, 1903, 1907. Director Winnipeg Ex-
position Co. since 1889; president Do-
minion Exposition, Winnipeg, 1904. Mar-
ried Mearle Baldwin, King, Ont., 1885;
has two sons. Clubs: Manitoba; Carle-
ton; St. Charles Country. Society: A.
F. & A. M. Recreation: travelling. Con-
servative; Methodist. Address: Welling-
ton Crescent and Kingsway, Winnipeg,

GORDON, JTohu Patrick. — Auctioneer,
Auditor, Real Estate Broker, Publisher
of Alameda Dispatch; director Alameda
Construction Co., Ltd.; secretary-treas-
urer Alameda Rural Telephone Co., Ltd.
Born Ballymena, County Antrim, Ire-
land, Feb. 25, 1877, son of Alexander
and Jane Gordon. Educated National
School, Ballymena; Marlborough Col-
lege, Dublin, Ireland. Taught school,

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