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1897. Married Mary Jane Smith, daugh-
ter of Alexander Smith, of Billings
Bridge, Ont., at Aberdeen, Scotland,
1862; has three sons and one daughter.
Society: A. F. & A. M. Address: 2170
Oak Bay Ave., Victoria, B. C.



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THOMAS HENDERSON.



HENDEBSOIT, Thomas. — President
The Henderson Land Co., Ltd., 814 First
St., W., Calgary. Interested farm lands,
Saskatchewan and Alberta; city prop-
erty; coal and timber limits, British
Columbia. Born Chatsworth, Ont., 1869,
son of James and Mary Jane Hender-
son. Educated public schools. Chats-
worth. Telegraph operator, C. P. R.,
Fort William, Ont., 1886; train des-



patcher, Vancouver, 1901; Deputy Min-
ing Recorder, British Columbia, 1903;
established present business, Edmonton
and Calgary, 1904. Married Eliza Jane
Livingston, Vancouver, 1902; has one
son and three daughters. Clubs: Al-
berta; Calgary Golf and Country. Rec-
reation: baseball. Anglican. Address:
Calgary, Alta.



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY




WILLIAM ALEXANDER HENDERSON, C. A.



"BJiTSTDiaSiiSOTH, 'William Alexander, C.

A. — Chartered Accountant, Nanton Bldg.,
Winnipeg. Born Garafraxa, Wellington
County, Ont., Jan. 12, 1852, son
of David and Elizabeth Henderson. Edu-
cated Helmuth College, London. Brok-
er's clerk, 1869; with Merchants Bank,
1875-1876; G. T. R., 1877-1880; came to
Winnipeg, 1880; with C. P. R., 1880-1881;
established present business, 1882. Mem-
ber of Council of Dominion Association



of Chartered Accountants since 1909;
vice-president, 1911-1912; president,
1912-1913; secretary of Chartered Ac-
countants Association of Manitoba, 1886-
1911. Served six years with Q. O. R.,
Toronto. Married Mary Stewart, Am-
herst, N. S., 1880. Recreations: snow-
shoeing, amateur mechanics. Independ-
ent; Conservative; Anglican. Address:
218 Furby St., Winnipeg, Man.



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JOHN HENDRY.



HXsmiBV, John President British

Columbia Mills Timber & Trading Co.,
Vancouver; president Vancouver, West-
minster and Yukon Ry. ; president Nicola
Valley Coal & Coke Co.; president B. C.
Lumber and Shingle Manufacturers,
Ltd.; vice-president Canadian Lumber-
men's Association; Canadian Forestry
Association; Commissioner, Commission
of Conservation of Canada; past presi-
dent Canadian Manufacturers' Associa-
tion, 1910; Vancouver Board of Trade;
New Westminster Board of Trade; di-
rector Western Canada Power Co.;
chairman Burrard, Westminster &
Boundary Railway & Navigation Co.
Born Gloucester County, N. B., Jan. 20,



1843, son of James and Margaret Wil-
son Hendry. Educated New Brunswick.
Studied and practiced saw mill and
flour mill engineering and followed this
business for some time in Maritime.
Provinces; came to Victoria, B. C, 1872;
spent some time in California and
Washington, returning to British
Columbia, 1874; Manitoba during Spring
of 1874, coming to British Colum-
bia and locating Fall of same year.
Married Adeline McMillan, Pictou, N. S.;
has one daughter. Clubs: Vancouver;
Terminal City; Jericho Country; Cana-
dian; Vancouver Automobile; Royal
Vancouver Yacht; Minoru; Vancouver
Athletic; Brockton Point Athletic, Van-



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couver: Union, Victoria; Westminster,
New Westminster; Rideau, Ottawa; Wel-
lington and American Universities, Lon-
don, England; Touring Club de France,
Pari J ; Touring Club Italiano, Milano;
American Automobile Association, New
York; Automobile Association and Motor
Union, London, England; Pacific Power
Boat Association, Seattle, Wash.; Pa-
cific Highway Association of North
America; British Science Guild, Mont-
real; Vancouver Horse Show Associa-
tion; Vancouver Exhibition Association.
Societies: A. O. U. W.; K. T.; Hoo Hoos;
St. Andrew's; Caledonian. Recreations:
motoring, yachting, fishing. Address:
Burnaby and Jervis Sts., Vancouver, B. C.

EENDERSON, William — Sheriff of the
Western Judicial District of Manitoba,
Brandon; Director, Western Arts and
Agricultural Assn.; President, Canadian
Stoves Gasoline Engine Co., Ltd. Born
Coburg, Ont., April 30, 1859, son of Robert
and Martha Brown Henderson. Educated:
public schools, Coburg. Came to Mani-
toba, 1879; engaged in machinery and im-
plement business Brandon until present
appointment, 1901. Unsuccessful candi-
date to Manitoba Legislature for Brandon,
1899. Societies: I. O. O. F.; A. F. & A. M.
Recreations: curling, hockey. Conserva-
tive ; Presbyterian. Address: Brandon,
Man.

HENSHA'W, Charles Grant. — Commis-
sion Merchant, 532 Granville St., Van-
couver. Born St. Hyacinthe, Que., July
6, 1860, son of Joshua and Jane Hen-
shaw. Educated high school and Syd-
enham College, Montreal. Joined Bank
of Montreal, Montreal, 1880. Came to
British Columbia, 1890. Justice of the
Peace for British Columbia. Married
Julia Willmothe Henderson; has one
daughter. Address: Vancouver, B. C.

HIINSHAW, Julia Willmothe. — Author
and journalist. Daughter of the late
William Henderson, of The Bailey, Dur-
ham, and Ashford Court, Shropshire,
England. Contributor to current maga-
zines, England and the United States.
Married Charles Grant Henshaw, of



Montreal; has one daughter. Club: Al-
pine of Canada. Societies: Incorporated
Society of Authors (London, England) ;
Canadian Society of Authors, National
Geographical Society; Primrose League.
Address: Vancouver, B. C.




ARTHUR E. HEPBURN, M. E.

HEPBURN, Arthur Elphlnstone, M. E.

— Consulting- Mining Engineer, 317
Winch Bldg., Vancouver; owner of valu-
able coal areas. Bear River, Fort George,
B. C, and other strategical points on the
Coast, controlling in all about 16,000
acres of proved areas. Born Surrey, Eng-
land, Jan. 21, 1873, son of George Wright
Hepburn, C. E. Educated private tuition,
England. Came to British Columbia,
1899. Acting vice president and treas-
urer of the Canadian branch of the Na-
val and Military Emigration League of
London, England. One of the charter
council members. H. R. H. the Duke of
Connaught is the patron of the League
and president of the Canadian branch.
Field Marshal Earl Roberts, K. G., V. C,
G. C. B., etc., is president of the League.
Member Vancouver Board of Trade.
Member Canadian Club. Fellow of the
North British Academy, England. Life
member American Academy of Political
and Social Science; life member Ameri-
can Institute Mining Engineers; merh-
ber Canadian Mining Institute; member
Royal Society of Arts, London, England;
Fellow of North British Academy, Eng-
land. Married Barbara Gilmore Cald-
well, 1902; has one daughter. Clubs:
Terminal City; Vancouver; Golf. Pres-
byterian. Address: "Restalrig," Brough-
ton St., Vancouver, B. C.



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WALTER HEPBURN.

KEPBUBir, Walter. — Contractor, 615
Pender St., W., Vancouver. Born Rob-
inson, Que., Nov. 16, 1857, son of James
and Jean Hepburn. Educated public and
high schools, Robinson. Carpenter's ap-
prentice, Robinson, 1876. Came to Brit-
ish Columbia, and established present
business, 1894. Alderman, 1907-1908-
1910. Served with 58th Battalion, Que-
bec; and 96th Algoma Rifles. Married
Josephine Elizabeth Lockwood, Chap-
leau, Ont., has one son and one daugh-
ter. Club: Terminal City. Society: A.
F. & A. ,M. Recreation: rifle shooting.
Liberal; Anglican. Address: 928 Bur-
rard St., "Vancouver, B. C.

HEBBEBT, William B.— General Man-
ager "The Locators," Merchants Bank
Bldg., Winnipeg. Born Ryde, Isle of
Wight, Sept. 25, 1874, son of Dr. Henry
H. Herbert. Educated CoUingwood,
Toronto, Vancouver. Manufacturing
agent, Vancouver, 1897. Came to Win-
nipeg, 1900. Married Julia Howard Mc-
Pee, Bellville, Ont., 1892; has two
daughters. Clubs: Assiniboine; Cana-
dian. Conservative; Anglican. Address:
484 Sargent Ave., Winnipeg, Man.

HBBCHiyCEB, Senrjr William. — ^Bar-
rister and Solicitor. President Lizard
Valley Co. Born Kingston, Ont., July
30, 1867. Educated St. John's College,
and Manitoba University. Called to Man-
itoba bar, 1889. Came to British Colum-
bia and called to bar, 1898. Served as
Alderman, Fernie, many years. Mar-
ried Jean McDonald, daughter of Wil-
li9.m McDonald, Lindsay, Ont; has one
son and two daughters. Club: Fernie;
Fernie Athletic (president). Society: A.
F. & A. M. Conservative; Anglican. Ad-
dress: Fernie, B. C.




SHERWOOD HERCHMER.

HERCHIVCEB, Sherwood. — Barrister
and Solicitor. Born Winnipeg, Sept. 14,
1877, son of Lawrence William and
Mary Helen Herchmer. Educated St.
John's School and College, Winnipeg.
Called to North West Territory bar,
1899; British Columbia bar, 1901; has
practiced Fernie since. Served with 1st
Canadian Mounted Rifles, South African
War, 1902; engagements Johannesberg,
Sand River and Diamond Hill (bar and
four clasps). Mayor, Fernie, 1909-1910.
Married Edith Catherine McDonald,
daughter of John McDonald, 1905; has
one son. Club: Fernie. Recreations:
tennis, curling. Conservative; Anglican.
Address: Fernie, B. C.

HBBBOIT, John, M. P. — Rancher.
Born Ashton, Carleton County, Ont.,
Nov. 15, 1853, son of John and Margaret
Herron. Educated public schools, Ash-
ton. License commissioner and stock
inspector. Alberta. First elected to
House of Commons, 1904; re-elected,
1908. Married Ida Lake, 1878; has three
daughters. Conservative. Address:

Pincher Creek, Alta.

HESFBIiBB, Alfred Aemilius, Dff. E. —

Fruit Rancher. Born Hespeler, Ont., May
16, 1858, son of William and Mary
Keachie Hespeler. Educated Collegiate
Institute, Gait, Ont. Clerk, Merchants
Bank, Winnipeg, 1875-1879; mining,
Leadville District, Colorado, 1879-1881;
mining, Montana and Arizona, 1881-
1888; mining, Mexico and Peru, 1882-
1890; diversified interests. United
States, 1890-1900; mining, China, 1900-
1907; engineer, charge of deepest bor-
ings ever made in China for coal; mined



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ALFRED AEMILIUS HESPELER.



and shipped first antimony from Prov-
ince of Hupey, Cliina. Came to British
Columbia, 1907. Married Matilda Diana
Jermyn, Manchester, England, 1908; has
one daughter. Clubs: Shanghai; Con-
cordia (Shanghai). Society: A. P. &
A. M. Conservative; Anglican. Address:
Summerland, B. C.




HON. WILLIAM HESPELER.

HESPEIiEXb, Hon. William. — 408 Nan-
ton Bldg., Winnipeg. Born Baden Ba-
den, Germany, Dec. 29, 1830, son of
George H. and Barbara Hespeler. Edu-
cated Polytechnic Institute. Karlsruhe.
Came to Preston, Ont., 1850; engaged
milling, distilling and general merchan-
dise business, Waterloo, until 1868.
Came to Winnipeg, 1873. Instrumental,
effecting the Mennonite immigration;
elected member Manitoba Legislature for
Rosenfeld, and Speaker of the House,
being the first foreign-born citizen to
become the first commoner of any Brit-
ish possession; commissioner of immi-



gration and agriculture, 1875-1883; chief
commissioner of census for Province of
Manitoba, 1881. Appointed German Con-
sul for Manitoba and North West Ter-
ritory, 1883; decorated by German Em-
peror with Order of Red Eagle, 1903,
and upon resigning office was decorated
with Zaeringer Loewen Order by the
German Emporer for long and faithful
services. Manager Manitoba Land Co.,
1883-1894; now member board of Royal
Trust Co. and North of Scotland Mort-
gage Co. Organized "The Northwest-
ern," (German weekly), 1880, first Ger-
rpan newspaper in Northwest. Erected
first brick building on stone foundation,
Winnipeg. Member board Winnipeg Gen-
eral Hospital since 1874; president of
same, 1884-1909. Married Mary H.
Keatchie, Gait, Ont., 1855, (deceased);
married Kate R. Keatchie; has one son.
Club: Manitoba. Recreation: driving.
Conservative; Lutheran. Address: Ward-
law Court, Fort Rouge, Winnipeg, Man.



HESSOIf, Frederick Henry. — Real Es-
tate Agent. 31 Canada Life Bldg., Win-
nipeg. Born Stratford, Ont., June 17,
1858, son of S. R. Hesson, M. P., and
Polly Hesson. Educated public school,
Stratford, Ont. Merchant, Brandon,
1882. Came to Winnipeg, 1901. Mar-
ried Edith E. Wade, Detroit, Mich.,
1882, (deceased); has two sons and two
daughters. Club: Adanac. Recreations:
all outdoor sports. Conservative; An-
glican. Address: 211 Smith St., Winni-
peg, Man.

HEUBACH, Claude Campbell — Of Heu-
bach, Finkelsteln & Heubach, Canadian
Bank of Commerce Bldg., Winnipeg. Born
Winnipeg, Aug. 30, 1885, son of Fred Wil-
liam and Jean C. Heubach. Educated:
privately. Junior, Dominion Bank, Winni-
peg, 1903-1905; accountant. Osier, Ham-
mond & Nanton, Winnipeg, 1905-1907;
cashier. Hall Co., Ltd.. Hanley, Sask.,
1908-1909; member of present firm since
1909. Clubs: St. Charles Country; Win-
nipeg Rowing; Hunt. Recreations: ridjng,
sailing, shooting, etc. Independent; An-
glican. Address: 195 Roslyn Road. Win-
nipeg, Man.



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JOHN OGILVIB HETTLE



HETTIE, John Offilvie — President and
Managing Director, J. O. Hettle & Co.,
Ltd., Bankers, 107 Second St., Saskatoon.
Born Teeswater, Ont., May 27, 1874, son
of John and Ellen Walker Hettle. Edu-
cated: Public and High schools, Boisse-
vain and Brandon, Man. Associated with
F. W. Young & Co., Glenboro, Man., 1896-
1897; clerk, Union Bank of Canada, at
different branches in Manitoba, 1897-
1905; Manager, Union Bank, Glenboro,



1903-1905; manager, Northern Crown
Bank, Glenboro, and Melita, Man., and
Saskatoon, 1905-1911; Real Estate Brok-
er, Saskatoon, 1911-1912; established
present business, 1912. Married Ethel
Fraser, daughter of Gregor Fraser, Glen-
boro, 1902; has one son and one daughter.
Club: Saskatoon. Societies: A. F. &
A. M.; I. O. O. F. Recreations: Shooting,
ridmg. Liberal: Presbyterian. Address:
525 Third Ave., N., Saskatoon, Sask.



WHO'S WHO AND WHY




JOHN F. HEWITSON



HEWITSOKT, Jobn P. — Of Stewart &
Hewitson, Contractors, Lyceum Bldg.,
Port Arthur; President, Inter-cities Land
Co., Ltd.; President, Inter-cities Quarries
Co., Ltd.; Director, Nipegon Development
Co., Ltd.; member of council, Port Arthur
Board of Trade. Born Toronto, June 16,
1878, son of John and Catherine Martha
Hewitson. Educated: public schools; Har-
bord Collegiate. Clerk, Zenith Mine, Ross
Port, 1897-1904; prospecting, Thunder Bay



District; accountant, Marks Clavet Dobie
Co., Ltd., Port Arthur, 1904-1907; member
of present firm since 1907. Married Bessie
Rapsey, daughte of William Rapsey,
Port Arthur, 1908; has one daughter.
Clubs: Port Arthur; Kaministiquia; On-
tario. Societies: A. F. & A. M. ; I. O. O.
P. Recreations: shooting, fishing. Lib-
eral; Methodist. Address: 216 Victoria
St., Port Arthur, Ont.



WHO'S WHO AND WHY




FREDERIC WILLIAM HEUBACH.
HEVBACH, Frederic WUliam. — Of

Heubach, Finkelstein & Heubach, Real
Estate and Financial Brokers, managers,
Tuxedo Park, Norwood (Winnipeg) Syn-
dicate, Ltd., Canadian Bank of Com-
merce Bldg., Winnipeg. Born Ottawa,
Ont., Nov. 2, 1869, son of George and
Bessie Heubach. Vice-Consul of Mex-
ico for Canada. Club: Manitoba. An-
glican. Address: 195 Roslyn Road, Win-
nipeg, Man.

HEUBACH, Wolfe Armstrong'. —

Rancher and merchant. Born Ottawa,
Nov. 28, 1868, son of George and Bes-
sie Heubach. Educated high school,
Montreal. Came to North West Terri-
tory, engaged ranching and fur trading,
Touchwood Hills, 1882. Club: Carleton
(Winnipeg). Recreations: shooting,
hunting, billiards. Liberal; Anglican.
Address: Star Ranch, Punnichi, Sask.

HEWETT, Herbert P. — Secretary-
treasurer Hinton Electric Co., 911 Gov-
ernment St., Victoria. Born London,
England, May 21, 1872, son of Henry
Marshall and J. H. Hewett. Educated
Tottridge Park, London. Librarian, Lon-
don, 1888. Came to British Columbia,
1891. Bx-school trustee. Oak Bay. Mar-
ried Miss Johnston, Victoria; has one
daughter. Club: Pacific. Recreation:
cricket. Address: Victoria, B. C.

HEVNEXT, Bev. William I^ambert. —

Priest of St. Pete^-'s Roman Catholic
Church, Nanaimo. Born Roermond, Hol-
land, Sept. 16, 1856, son of Hubert and
Gertrude Heynen. Educated Louvain,
Belgium. Came to British Columbia,
1880; priest of St. Andrew's Cathedral,
Victoria, 1880-1885; priest of St. Greg-
ory's Church, Sitka, Alaska, 1885-1888;
priest of St. Anselm's Church, Clayo-
quot, B. C, 1888-1892; priest of St.
John's Church. Wellington, B. C, 1892-
1898. Called to St. Peter's Church, Nan-
aimo, 1898. Recreation: music. Ad-
dress: Wallace St., Nanaimo, B. C.



HEVWOOD, William Donald.^ Vice-
President, Western Pacific Development
Co., Vancouver. Member Vancouver
Tourist Association. Bom Prince Ed-
ward Island, May 13, 1860, son of George
and Margaret Donald Heywood. Edu-
cated public school. Prince Edward Isl-
and. Prior to coming to British Colum-
bia engaged railroading, Colorado; min-
ing, British Columbia, 1885-1890; still
interested mines. One of prime movers
organization of Vancouver Tourist As-
sociation. Married Catherine Square-
briggs. Prince Edward Island, 1892; has
one son and one daughter. Club: Com-
mercial. Society: I. O. O. F. Recrea-
tions: baseball, lacrosse, shooting, fish-
ing. Liberal; Presbyterian. Address:
1182 Pender St., W., Vancouver, B. C.



HIBBEN, James Parker. — Merchant,
Government St., Victoria. Born Vic-
toria, Sept. 4, 1864, son of Thomas N.
and Janet Parker Hibben. Educated
Santa Clara, Cal. Bookseller, Victoria,
since 1884. Served with Can. Garrison
Artillery for- twenty-two years, holding
rank of Major for seven years. Mar-
ried Maud Dennis, Siausilito, Cal. Club:
Pacific. Society: Native Sons. Recre-
ations: riding, driving, yachting. Ad-
dress: Pandora Ave., Victoria, B. C.



HIEBEBT, Cornelius. Ez-M. It. A. —

Of C. Hiebert & Co., Hardware, Lumber
and Farm Machinery, Didsbury; director
Knee Hill Coal Co. Born Southern Rus-
sia, Aug. 2, 1862, son of John and Hel-
ena Hiebert. Educated Village School.
Came to Manitoba, 1876. Began career
as general merchant, Gretna, Man., 1888.
Came to Alberta and established pres-
ent business, 1900. Elected to Alberta
Legislature for Rosebud, 1905; unsuc-
cessful Independent candidate. Alberta
Legislature, for Didsbury, 1908. Over-
seer at Didsbury, 1901-1904; school trus-
tee, Didsbury, 1902. Married Angane-
tha Dick, Gretna, Man., 1888; has one
son and two daughters. Society: A. F.
& A. M. Recreation: reading. Inde-
pendent. Address: Didsbury, Alta.

HIEBEBT, Gerhard, VL. H., C. II. —

Surgeon. Bern Russia, (of German par-
entage), Sept. 13, 1868, son of Gerhard
and Susanna Hiebert. Came to Mani-
toba, 1889. Educated McGill University;
post graduate work, Berlin, Germany,
1905-1906; Vienna, Austria, 1910. Gen-
eral practice, Winnipeg, 1901-1905; spe-
cializing surgery since 1905. Surgeon
to Winnipeg General Hospital; military
examiner to Austria-Hungarian Govern-
ment. Married Helene Penner, Gretna,
Man.; has one daughter. Club: Cana-
dian. Conservative; Protestant. Ad-
dress: 430 Edmonton St., Winnipeg, Man.



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HIGOINS, Frank. — Barrister, Law
Chambers, Victoria. Born Victoria, Dec.
26, 1871, son of David W. Higgins.
Educated Victoria; Osgoode Hall. Prac-
ticed, Victoria, since 1895. Married Addic
L. Whitlock, Seattle, Wash. Recrea-
tion: hunting. Anglican. Address: Vic-
toria, Crescent, Victoria, B. C.

HiaaiNS, Jolin Rnssell, B. A. — Of

Manahan & Higgins, Barristers, Mer-
chants Bank Bldg., Winnipeg. Born
Brucefield, Ont., June 5, 1879, son of
Wm. J. and Sarah Higgins. Educated
Manitoba College. Pioneer, Melgund,
Man., 1882. Came to Winnipeg, 1898.
Practiced, Winnipeg, since 1906. Pres-
ident Young Conservative Association.
Married Grace B. Sharp, Winnipeg, 1908;
has one son. Club: Adanac. Conserva-
tive; Presbyterian. Address: 31 Furby
St., Winnipeg, Man.



HIGGIITSON, Anne Frances Harward.

— (Widow of Dr. Henry Ahern Higgin-
son). Born Queenstown, Ireland, daugh-
ter of Jeannie M. and Edwin George East-
man, formerly American Consul at
Queenstown, Ireland. Educated Mrs.
Mercer's School, Montreal; France; Ger-
many. Came to Manitoba, 1889. One of
the six original founders of Women's
Musical Club, Winnipeg, 1893-1894; sec-
retary, 1899-1900; president Musical
Club, 1901-1903; subsequently elected
honorary president (active office), 1910-
1911. On Board Children's Home. An-
glican. Address: Wilmot Place, Winni-
peg, Man.

HIGINBOTHAM, Edward Nathaniel. —

Postmaster, Lethbridge. Born River-
view, Guelph, Ont., May 19, 1866, son of
Nathaniel and Margaret J. Allan Higin-
botham. Educated public schools, Col-
legiate Institute and business college,
Guelph. Clerk, Jones & Guthrie, dry-
goods merchants, Guelph, 1881-1883;
clerk, Adam, Meldrum & Co., Buffalo,
N. Y., 1883-1885; came to Alberta, 1885;
ranching, Madeod, 1885-1888; drygoods
manager, I. G. Baker & Co., Lethbridge,
1888; partner, Sherlock & Higinbotham,
general store, 1891; was pioneer dry-
goods merchant at Lethbridge; appoint-
ed deputy Postmaster, 1906; Postmaster,
1910; member Lethbridge Board of
Trade. Married E. A. Chapman, Lon-
don, England, 1898. Club: Canadian.
Liberal; Presbyterian. Address: 1242
Third Ave., S., Lethbridge, Alta.

HIGINBOTHAia, John David Of J. D.

Higinbotham & Co., Ltd., Wholesale and
Retail Chemists Lethbridge. Director



Taber Coal Co.; Postmaster, Lethbridge,
1886-1910; Coroner for Alberta. Born
Guelph, Ont., Nov. 23, 1864, son of Mar-
garet Allan and Lieutenant Colonel Na-
thaniel Higinbotham, M. P., for North
Wellington. Educated Guelph Academy;
Collegiate Institute, Guelph; Dr. Tas-
sie's School, Gait, Ont; Ontario College
of Pharmacy, Toronto. Came to Alberta,
1884. Drug business, J. D. Higinbotham
& Co., Macleod, 1884; established present
business, 1885. Served as school trustee,
Lethbridge; vice-president Lethbridge
Board of Trade; president Citizens'
League; president Pharmaceutical Asso-
ciation of the North West Territory;
president Pharmaceutical Association of
Alberta; president Lord's Day Alliance.
Lethbridge. President Alberta Sundav
School Association. Married Anna Tor-
rance, daughter of Rev. Robert Torrance,
D. D., 1889; has two sons and four
daughters. Clubs: Lethbridge; Lawn
Tennis (president). Recreations: ten-
nis, cricket, golf. Liberal; Presbyterian.
Address: 620 12th St. S., Lethbridge,
Alta.



HIGMAN, Ormond, Jr., B. Sc. B. B. —

Consulting Engineer, 31 Williams Bldg.,
Vancouver. Born Ottawa, Nov. 20, 1879,
son of Ormond and Elizabeth White
Higman. Educated McGill University;
Royal Military College. Engineer, Ca-
nadian Machine Telephone Co., Ottawa;
subsequently superintendent Gas and
Electric Light Works, Berlin, Ont.; To-
pographical Surveys Department, Otta-
wa; general manager and engineer, Al-
berta Govt. Telephones. Member Canadian
National Committee; International Elec-
trotechnical Commission; associate mem-
ber Canadian Society Civil Engineers;
Canadian Electrical Association. Served
as Lieutenant, 3d Canadian Engineers,
1903-1905; Lieutenant 101st Fusiliers,
1908, 6th D. C. O. R. Married Catherine
Irene Wood, Swanwick Hall, Derbyshire,
England, 1906; has two daughters. Rec-
reation: boating. Address: 2455 Corn-
wall St., Vancouver, B. C.



HIIiIi, Albert James — Civil and Min-
ing Engineer, 438 4th St., New West-
minster. Born Sydney, N. S., April 7,
1836, son of John Lewis and Margaret
Whyte Hill. Educated Horton Academy;
Acadia University. Came to British Co-
lumbia, 1880. Address: New Westmin-
ster, B. C.



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SJImTm, Bev. Canon Georg^e Charles. —

Rector St. Paul's Church, Regina. Born
Bristol, England, July 30, 1850, son of
George and Mary Hill. Educated Lan-
casterian School, Bristol; St. John's Col-
lege, Winnipeg. (Associate Arts and
graduate Theology). Taught school as
assistant master, 1869-1874; principal,
1874-1890; incumbent and deacon, 1891;
priest, 1892; rector of St. Matthew's,
Boissevain, Man., 1891-1900; rector of
St. Paul's Church, Regina, since 1901.
Honorable Canon. Acting chaplain Royal
North Wes.t Mounted Police, Regina,
since 1901; chaplain and Hon. Captain,
95th Regiment (gazetted, 1910). Chair-
man Regina Public Library Board since
1898. Married Matilda Rosa Williams
(deceased), London, England, 1872; has
one son and two daughters. Married
Florence Caroline, daughter of Horace
Horton, M. P. P., Goderich, Ont., 1907,
and widow of late William Cayley Ham-
ilton, K. C. Societies: A. F. & A. M.;
R. A. M. Address: The Rectory, Regina,
Sask.




CHARLES RAPELJE HILL

HII^Xi, Charles Bapelje — ^Real Estate
and Investment Broker, Central Cham-
bers, Saskatoon; Commissioner to Mclvor



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