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British Columbia 1904. Married Euphe-
mia Carmichael Crawford. Address:
New Michel, B. C.



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY




GEORGE E. MELDRUM, B. A.



MEI^DBUM, Georg-e E., B. A. — Of

Barrett-Meldrum Co., Real Estate and
Financial Brokers, 17 River St., W.,
Moose Jaw; Director Saskatchewan Bond
Corporation of Moose Jaw. Born Hull,
P. Q., May 6, 18 82, son of Thomas and
Isabel T. Meldrum. Educated public
school and Collegiate Institute, Ottawa;
Queen's University. Taught school Ot-
tawa, 1903-1906; came to Saskatchewan,



1908; Commercial Master, Moose Jaw
Collegiate Institute, 1908-1911; started
present business, 1911. Alderman, Moose
Jaw, 1912. Secretary Canadian Club,
Moose Jaw, 1908-1911; Vice-President
Young Men's Conservative Club, Moose
Jaw. Club: Moose Jaw. Recreations:
Tennis, curling, motoring. Conservative;
Presbyterian. Address: Moose Jaw, Sask.



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY




RUSSELL MEIKLE.

MISIKIii:, Russell — Of The Meikle Co.,
Real Estate Brokers, 6 Cumberland St.
S., Port Arthur; member Port Arthur
Board of Trade. Born Port Arthur,
Ont, July 8, 1885, son of J. L. and
Jeanne Milne Meikle. Educated: public
and high schools; St. Andrew's College,
Toronto. Interested in wholesale fancy
goods business with his father prior to
establishing present business, 1909. Mar-
ried Helen Rhea Whitney 1911. Clubs:
Commercial; Canadian. Society: A. O.
U. W. Liberal; Presbyterian. Address:
Port Arthur, Ont.

MlilXI^IIJ'OHN', John. — Chief of Po-
lice, Medicine Hat. Born Watten, Caith-
nesshire, Scotland, June 8, 1873, son of
George and Elizabeth McKay Meikle-
john. Educated public schools Watten.
Came to Canada 1897; on police force,
Winnipeg, 1897-1900; police force, Cal-
gary, 1900-1905; present office since
1906. Married Marion Gibson, Winnipeg,
1907; has one son. Society: A. P. & A.
M. Presbyterian. Address: 430 Bramar
St., Medicine Hat, Alta.

T/LEIXTDIm, Alexander Georg'e, M. H., C.

M. — Physician and Surgeon, Somerset
Block, Winnipeg. Born Mattawa, Ont.,
Sept. 19, 1881, son of Frank and Angela
Melndl. Educated Ottawa University;
McGiU University. Came to Manitoba
1905. Physician to St. Boniface Hos-



pital; Lecturer, Pediatrics and Obstetrics,
St. Boniface Hospital; Physician in
charge. Pediatric Department, Miseri-
cordia Hospital. Director Terminal
Townsite Co., Ltd. Address: Winnipeg,
Man.




SAMUEL MELLARD, J. P.

MEIiIiABD, Samuel, J. P. — Postmaster
Chilliwack. Born Newcastle, England,
Sept. 24, 1854, son of Thomas and Mary
Mellard. Educated grammar school New-
castle. Came to Chilliwack, B. C, 1887.
Notary public for Province of British
Columbia; Commissioner for Affidavits
for Supreme Court of British Columbia.
Married Katharine Alice Webb, Bedford,
England; has three daughters. Societies:
A. F. & A. M. (P. M.); R. A. Chapter;
L O. O. F.; (P. M.). Address: Chilli-
wack, B. C.



MEIiVIN, Bev. James Wilfred, B. A.,

B. D. — Lecturer on History, Wesley Col-
lege, Winnipeg. Born Bruce County,
Ont., Dec. 16, 1877, son of Thomas and
Eliza Melvin. Educated high school,
Walkerton, Ont.; Wesley College; Mani-
toba University; took part in several
intercollegiate debates, representing
Manitoba University in International de-
bates, Grand Forks, N. D., 1907; while
at college acted as pastor Maryland
Methodist and Norwood Methodist
churches. Taught school 1896-1899; mis-
sion work at Carnduff, Whitewater and
Eden, Man.; ordained by Methodist
church, 1908. Rainy River, Ont., 1908-
1909; appointed to present position 1909.
Recreations: Curling, canoeing. Liberal;
Methodist. Address: Wesley College,
Winnipeg, Man.



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY



T/amiMOVE, James F. C, J. F. — Man-
ager Dominion of Canada Guarantee and
Accident Insurance Co., Somerset Block,
Winnipeg. Born England, Aug. 19, 1871,
son of James Charles and Myra
Amelia Menlove. Educated London,
England. Studied dentistry England;
came to Canada, engaged as con-
tractor. Came to Virden 1889. Presi-
dent Manitoba Municipal Union. Drew
up and introduced the present system
of municipal accounting, now adopted by
the Provincial Government for all mu-
nicipalities. Married Clara Austin, Vir-
den, 1894; has three sons and four daugh-
ters. Society: A. F. & A. M. (Blue Lodge
and Scottish Rite). Recreations: Rowing,
gardening. Conservative; Anglican. Ad-
dress: 35 Donald St., Winnipeg, Man.



IVtENZIES, John Henry. — Of Clark-
son, Cross & Menzies, Chartered Ac-
countants, Bank of Nova Scotia Bldg.,
Winnipeg, and Toronto, where estab-
lished, 1864. Of Scottish and English
parentage: Clan Menzies (crest-motto:
Vil Go.t 1 Zal) and Devonshire family.
Born London, England, son of Andrew
William and Mary Adam Menzies. Edu-
cated London. Nine years' clerkship in
grain office, London, during which ac-
quired six or seven European languages;
went to tea house in Amoy, China, but
forced by climate to leave that country.
Afterwards had varied and wide business
experience Canada. Clerk with Hugh
Fraser, founder of the Eraser Institute,
Montreal. Temporary manager Mechanics
Bank after its first failure. Pounded Bea-
consfield, Pointe Claire, where planted
vineyards. Journalist; successively editor
Sherbrooke Examiner, Strathford Herald.
Collaborated for two or three years with
late Dr. Goldwin Smith, Toronto, on his
literary journal, "The Week," as editor
and writer; author of treatise on Banks
and Banking in Canada. Took degree of
Fellow (F. C. A.), Ontario Institute of
Chartered Accountants and later on re-
moval to Winnipeg (1903) the same de-
gree in the Dominion Association; with
and of the present firm twenty years.
Then confined his energies entirely to
present profession. Married Mary Isa-
bella Scott, daughter of James Scott, To-
ronto, in Montreal, 1869; has three sons
and four daughters. Club: Manitoba.
Recreations: literature; history and
belles lettres; British politics; political,
religious and social philosophy; finance
and economics as promotive of civiliza-
tion and the well being of a people. Con-
servative; Anglican. Residence: 17 Ber-
lin St., Deer Lodge, St. James Addition,
Box 1361, Winnipeg, Man.




ANDREW L. MERCER

MERCER, Andrew !■. — Of Gardiner &
Mercer, Architects, Steel and Concrete
Engineers, Westminster Trust Bldg.,
New Westminster. Born Ayr, Scotland,
July 4, 1878. Son of John Mercer and
Jane Buist. Educated Ayr Academy.
Served articles in architecture Ayr, 1893-
1898. Practiced Carlisle and Glasgow,
1898-1900; Managing Assistant to C. N.
Ashworth, Dublin, 1900-1904; practiced
on own account Ayr, Scotland, 1904-1909.
Served with Ayrhsire Yeomanry. So-
cieties: P. M. Degree of Lodge, Ayr,
St. James No. 125, S. C; P. Z. Ayr, R. A.
Chapter No. 250; Prior and Preceptor,
Ayr Preceptory No. 3, 1907-1909; mem-
ber 32d Degree Scottish Grand Council
of Rites; member of the Council of the
33d Degree, Scotland; Society of Archi-
tects, Great Britain. Married Susan
McFeat, Ayr, 1900. Club: New Westmin-
ster. Recreation: Golf. Presbyterian.
Address: 706 Queen's Ave., New West-
minster, B. C.



MEREDITH, Henry. — Merchant (re-
tired). Born County Sligo, Ireland, son
of Charles Meredith. Educated public
schools. With A. R. McMasters & Bros.,
Toronto, Ont. Came to Brandon, 1883.
Controls large farming interests. Direc-
tor Brandon General Hosiptal and active
member since 1890. Recreation: All
sports. Conservative; Anglican. Ad-
dress: Brandon, Man.



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY




THOMAS MEREDITH.



MESEDITH, Thomas — Lumberman,
Winch Bldg., Vancouver; Managing Di-
rector Canadian Pacific Lumber Co. Born
Manchester, England, May 10, 1861; son
of Richard and Ellen Meredith. Edu-
cated: public schools, Barrie, Ont. En-
gaged in cattle ranching and farming,
Yorkton, 1883-1892; President and Gen-
eral Manager, Arrowhead Lumber Co.,
1902-1907, when he came to Vancouver
and established the Anglo»American
Lumber Co., Barclay Sound Lumber Co.,



Canadian Pacific Lumber Co. and Gib-
bons Lumber Co., 1902, which companies
were consolidated under name of Cana-
dian Pacific Lumber Co. Married Eliz-
abeth Edwards, Melita, Man., I'SST; has
four sons and two daughters. Clubs:
Commercial; Westminster. Societies:
L O. O. F.; A. F. & A. M.; L O. F.
Recreation: motoring. Liberal; Metho-
dist. Address: 5th Ave. and 6th St.,
Vancouver, B. C.



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY




JOSEPH MERGENS.

MERGrENS, Joseph — Financial and
Lumber Broker, Weyburn Security
Bldg., Weyburn; Vice-President and
Manager, Canadian Investment Co., Ltd.;
Vice-President and Director, Weyburn
Security Bank; President, Weyburn
Board of Trade; President, Western Re-
tail Lumbermen's Association; member
School Boards. Born Shakopee, Minn.,
March 4, 1868, son of Peter and Eliza-
beth Mergens. Educated parochial and
high schools, Shakopee. Railroader, C.
M. & St. P. Ry., Wheaton, Minn., 1885-
1902; came to Saskatchewan, 1902; man-
ager, Canadian Investment Co. and
Weyburn Security Co., Bankers, Wey-
burn, 1902-1908; manager; Canadian In-
vestment Co., Ltd., since 1902. Natural-
ized, 1905. Married Cora Melvin, daugh-
ter of Reuben Melvin, Chaska, Minn.,
1893; has three sons and two daugh-
ters. Society: K. of C. Recreation:
curling. Liberal; Roman Catholic. Ad-
dress 339 Government Road, Weyburn,
Sask.



MERMAGEN, Ernest Wallace Moltke.

— Manager Manitoba Mortgage and In-
vestment Co., Ltd., 428 Union Bank Bldg.,
Winnipeg. Born Cranbrook, Kent, Eng-
land, July 22, 1871, son of Rev. Carl
Frederick and Frances Mermagen. Edu-
cated Westonsuper-mare, Somerset;
Ghent. Belgium. Came to Winnipeg,
1889. Clerk Hudson's Bay Co., 1892.
Captain 90th Winnipeg Rifles. Married
Jean McMurray, Seven Oaks, Kildonan,
1899; has one daughter. Clubs: Mani-
toba, St. Charles Country, Western Mil-
itary Institute. Recreations: Football,
Solf, tennis. Conservative; Anglican.
Address: Seven Oaks, Kildonan, Man.




E. J. MERRILL

MERRII^Ii, E. J. — Manager Karn
Morris Piano & Organ Co., 337 Portage
Ave., Winnipeg; Director Syndicate In-
vestments, Ltd.; Director Peninsula Gold
Mines, Ltd. Born Beamsville, Ont.,
Jan. 5, 1871. Came to Manitoba 1881.
Clerk Portage la Prairie, Man., 1885.
Married Edna E. Mawhinney, Holland,
Man., 1902. Society: C. O. F. Recrea-
tion: Curling. Liberal; Presbyterian.
Address: 6 Steele Block, Winnipeg, Man.




CALEB LESLIE MERRITT

MERRITT, Caleb Leslie. — Of C. L.

Merritt & Co., 410 Homer St., Vancou-
ver. Born Brant County, Ont, July 11,
1865, son of Isaac Birdsell and Louisa
Kelly Merritt. Educated public schools,
Scotland; Ontario Agricultural College,
Guelph. Employee Cockshutt Plow Co.,
Brantford, Ont.; traveler in Ontario for
Massey Harris Co., 1895; in charge of
Maritime field, St. John, N. B., 1898-1905;
Winnipeg branch 1905-1906. Came to
British Columbia 1906. Served with 2nd
Dragoons, Brantford, Ont. Married Min-



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY



nie Louise Laird, Brant County, Ont.,
1888. Club: Terminal City. Societies:
A. F. & A. M.; L O. O. F. ; C. O. F.
Recreations: Motoring, golf. Liberal;
Anglican. Address: 1774 Fifth Ave. W.,
Vancouver, B. C.



MESS, Bernard C. — Manager Findlay,
Durham & Brodie, 1308 Wharf St., Vic-
toria. Born England, May 6, 1860, son
of Charles and Caroline Mess. Educat-
ed London, England, and Germany. Clerk
in London 1876. Came to British Colum-
bia 1894. Member Council of Victoria
Board of Trade. Fellow of Church In-
stitute of Secretaries, England. Married
Florence Bramall, London, England; has
two sons and two daughters. Clubs:
Union, Arion. Address: 1472 Fort St.,
Victoria, B. C.



METCAIiFE, Hon. Thomas Iilewellyn.

— Justice of the Court of King's Bench,
Winnipeg. Born St. Thomas, Ont., Feb.
21, 1870, son of Thomas Hatton Metcalfe
and Elizabeth Metcalfe. Came to Mani-
toba, 1876. Educated public schools. Port-
age la Prairie. Called to Manitoba Bar,
practiced Winnipeg; member of law
firm of Metcalfe, Sharpe, Stockpole
& Elliott, 1894-1909. Commissioner to
revise Dominion Statutes, 1906; and
member of a Dominion Fisheries Com-
mission. Clubs: Manitoba, Carleton.
Recreations: Polo, riding, motoring. Ad-
dress: 397 River Ave., Winnipeg, Man.



MEWBURir, P. H., M. D., C. M. — Phy-
sician and Surgeon; Medical Superin-
tendent Gait Hospital; Honorary Sur-
geon Northwest Mounted Police since
1886; Medical Officer, Alberta Railway &
Irrigation Co., since 1886. Born Niagara
Falls, Ont., March 5, 1858, son of Francis
Clarke and Henrietta Shotter Mewburn.
Educated grammar school, Niagara Falls;
McGill University. Junior house sur-
geon Montreal General Hospital, 1881-
1882; medical superintendent Winnipeg
General Hospital 1882-1886; private prac-
tice Lethbridge since 1886. Surgeon
Crows Nest Railway during construction.
Alderman Lethbridge 1900-1904; Mayor
1906-1907. Married Louise Nelson, Char-
lottetown, 1887; has two sons and one
daughter. Club: Chinook. Society: A.
F. & A. M. Independent Liberal; Angli-
can. Address: Lethbridge, Alta.



MB'WHORT, James. — Publisher and
editor Holden Herald. Born Edinburgh,
Nov. 27, 1875, son af James and Isabella
Mewhort. Educated Normal school,
Edinburgh. On stafE of Scottish Leader,
Edinburgh; subsequently engaged in
evangelistic work England for five years.
Came to Alberta 1905; employed two
years on staff of High River Times;
started Crossfleld Chronicle 1907. Air-



drie News 1908; and Cochrane Advocate
1909. Independent. Married Marian C.
Reid, 1903; has one son and two daugh-
ters. Society: I. O. O. F. Recreation:
Stamp collecting. Address: Holden,
Alta.



T/LIAImIm, Edward, B. A. — Barrister.
Born Ottawa, Oct. 23, 1880, son of Ed-
ward and Adeline Miall. Educated Lake-
field Preparatory School; Bishop's Col-
lege School, Lennoxville, Que.; Univer-
sity of Bishop's College; Osgoode Hall.
Clerk President's Office C. P. Ry., Mont-
real, 1900-1901; student with Gemmill
& May, Ottawa, 1904-1907; practiced
Govan, Sask., 1907-1909; Assistant So-
licitor C. P. R., Vancouver, 1909; prac-
ticed Maple Creek, Sask., 1910. Assessor
Govan, Town and School. Author "Cita-
tions of the Statutes of Alberta and Sas-
katchewan" and "Citations of the Stat-
utes of Manitoba." Married Pauline Eli-
nor Rainboth, 1908; has one son and one
daughter. Societies: Gamma Sigma
Fraternity; Delta Chi Fraternity. Clubs:
Victoria Yacht (Aylmer, Que.), 1904-5-
6-7; Govan Curling, 1908; Maple Creek
Curling, 1910; Maple Creek Tennis, 1910.
Conservative; Anglican. Address: Morse,
Sask.



MICHBNBR, Edward, M. Z;. A. — Of

Michener, Carscallen & Co., Financial
Agents and Stock Breeders, Red Deer.
Born Tintern, Ont, Aug. 8, 1867, son
of Jacob and Eliza C. Michener. Edu-
cated College Institute, St. Catharines,
Ont.; Victoria University. Came to Al-
berta, 1897. Financial broker Red Deer
since 1898. Mayor of Red Deer three
terms. Member Alberta Legislature for
Red Deer; elected leader of Provincial
Conservative party 1910. Provincial
Representative International Sunday
School Association; President Laymen's
Association, Alberta Methodist Confer-
ence. Married Mary E. Roland, Tintern;
has three sons and two daughters. Club:
Red Deer. Address: Red Deer, Alta.



MICKIiE, His Honor Charles Julius. —

County Court Judge, Northern Judicial
District of Manitoba, Minnedosa. Born
Stratford, Ont., July 22, 1848, son of
Alexander D. and Elizabeth A. Mickle.
Educated Grammar School, Stratford.
Called to Ontario Bar 1872. Came to
Manitoba 1882. Elected to Manitoba
Legislature 1888; re-elected 1892-1896;
1899; 1903 and 1908. Entered Greenway
Government as Provincial Secretary
1896; resigned 1900; elected leader of



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HIS HON. CHARLES JULIUS MICKLB.

Opposition 1904, which position lie later
resigned. Married Mary A. Rose, Strat-
ford. Liberal. Address: Minnedosa,
Man.

MIXES, l^eonard O. — Of Equity Bro-
kerage Co., Financial, Real Estate and
Insurance Brokers, 544 Pender St., Van-
couver; President Grouse Mountain
Scenic Incline Railway Co. Born Stoke
Hammond, Buckinghamshire, England,
Jan. 25, 1883: son of William and Eliza-
beth Miles. Educated: public schools,
Sorrierset and Vancouver. Came to Brit-
ish Columbia, 1888. In mechanical en-
gineering business eight years; holds
third class certificate engineer; began
present business 1906. Married Annie
Elizabeth Armstrong, Vancouver, 1905;
has one son and one daughter. Clubs:
Royal Vancouver Yacht; Vancouver Au-
tomobile. Society: I. O. O. F. Recrea-
tions: yachting, motoring. Conservative;
Protestant. Address: 65 8th Ave. W.,
Vancouver, B. C.

lOII^ESTONi:, Charles W. — General
Sales Agent, Coal Mines Branch, Natural
Resources Department, Canadian Pacific
Railway, Moose Jaw. Born Medina, Ohio,
Feb. 24, 1857, son of Peter and Nancy
Parsons Milestone. Educated high school
Cleveland, Ohio. Entered service of Erie
Railroad (operating department), 1873;
chief train dispatcher Painesville &
Youngstown Railway, 1881-1882. Came
to Winnipeg, as train dispatcher C. P.
Ry., 1882,; chief dispatcher C. P. Ry.,
Winnipeg, 1885; superintendent C. P. Ry.,
Moose Jaw, 1890-1902; general agent.
Alberta Railway & Irrigation Co., 1902-
1912; present business since May, 1912.
Address: Moose Jaw, Sask.

MII^GATi:, George. — Of George Mil-
gate & Co., Real Estate and Financial
Brokers, 1008 McArthur Bldg., Winni-
peg. Born Newmarket, Ont., Dec. 17,
1878, son of George and Elizabeth Mil-
gate. Educated public schools Ontario.
Came to Manitoba and farmed 1895-1898;




GEORGE MILGATE
established present business 1895. In-
terested Western Iron Works Co. Mar-
ried Bllenor E. Dyke, Newmarket, Ont.
Club: Canadian. Society: I. O. O. F.
Recreations: Curling, motoring. Liberal;
Methodist. Address: 23 St. James Place,
Winnipeg, Man.

HiUIiIiAK, John Henry — Assistant
Manager, Connell & Spencer Construc-
tion Co., Ltd., 427 Jasper Ave., W., Ed-
monton; Director, Acme Brick Co., Ltd.;
First Vice-President, Builders' Ex-
change. Born Lyn, Ont., April 18, 1877,
son of James and Lucy Millar. Edu-
cated public schools. Journeyman, Se-
attle, 1898; journeyman, C. P. R., Brit-
ish Columbia division, 1898-1903; con-
tractor, Edmonton, 1903-1906; member
of present corporation since 1906. Mem-
ber Edmonton Board of Trade. Served
as Alderman, Edmonton, 1910-1911, and
until March, 1912, when amalgamation
with Strathcona took place. Married
Maude Worden, Brockville, Ont, 1910;
has one daughter. Societies: A. F. &
A. M.; I. O. O. F. ; K. P. Recreation:
travel. Independent; Methodist. Ad-
dress: 458 2nd Ave., Edmonton, Alta.

MII^IiEB, Andrew. — Industrial Com-
missioner of Calgary Industrial and De-
velopment Bureau; Honorary Secretary
Canadian South African Service Associa-
tion. Born Glawgow, Ont., June 2, 1872,
son of Isaac and Margaret Hamilton
Miller. Educated high school Renfrew,
Ont.; Ottawa College, oity Editor Eve-
ning Journal, Ottawa, 1892-1899; news
editor Evening Citizen, Ottawa, 1899-
1900; editor Evening Mail and Empire,
Toronto, 1902-1906; managing editor Ot-
tawa Free Press, 1906-1910; present po-
sition 1911. Served with Strathcona's
Horse, South African War, 1900-1901;
author of official history of regiment;
commanded D Squadron 20th Border
Horse, 1900, rank Major. Married Cath-
erine Edith Mansfield, Rideau View, Ont.,
1903; has one son. Club: Alberta. Pres-
byterian. Address: 2122 2nd St. W.,
Calgary, Alta,



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY




EDITH JANE MILLER, A. T. C. M.



MII.I.I:R, Edith Jane, A. T. C. M. —

Only child of the late William White
Miller, of Portage la Prairie, and Anna,
daughter of the late Geo. Nelson Brown.
Educated: Westminster Ladies' College,
Toronto; Toronto Conservatory of Music
(gold medal); studied with Ramdegger in
London, and Madame Mathilde Marchesi
in Paris; gave her first concert at Mas-
sey Hall, Toronto, and had much suc-
cess in all leading cities of Canada.
Later became solo contralto, St. Bar-
tholomew's Church, New York, subse-
quently filling a similar position in the
Tompkins Avenue Congregational Church,
Brooklyn. Returning to England gave
first concert under patronage of their
Majesties, the King and Queen, then



Prince and Princess of Wales, achieving
a triumph; later had concerts through-
out England, Scotland and Ireland, sing-
ing with all the leading Oratorio So-
cieties and Symphony Orchestras; pre-
sented to King Edward in 1907, after
singing at Royal Amateur Orchestra
Concert, Queen's Hall; portrait painted
by Harold Speed and exhibited at Royal
Academy 1907. Having prepared herself
for Grand Opera under the direction of
M. Jean de Reszke in Paris, Miss Miller
will make her debut as "Carmen," in
summer of 1913. Address: Care Union
of London & Smith's Bank, Ltd., 18
Cromwell Place, South Kensington, Lon-
don, S. W., England.



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WHO'S WHO AND WHY




ERNEST MILLER.

VLII.I.ES,, Ernest. — Of Miller & Coch-
rane, Barristers and Solicitors, Davis
Block, Grand Forks. Born New West-
minster. Nov. 22, 1870, son of Jonathan
and Margaret Miller. Educated Lome
College, New Westminster; St. Paul's
School, Esquimau ; Osgoode Hall. Called
to British Columbia Bar, 1894. Prac-
ticed Vancouver 1894-1896; Grand Forks
1909. Member for Grand Forks, British
since 1896; present partnership formed
Columbia Legislature, 1909. Married
Jean Helen Ross, Grand Forks, 1899; has
one son and one daughter. Club: Union.
Recreations: Hunting, fishing. Conserv-
ative; Anglican. Address: Grand Forks,
B. C.

MII^I^EIt, Esli Powers. — General Man-
ager Dominion Trust Co., Vancouver.
Born Bellefontaine, O., Jan. 10, 1872, son
of Andrew R. and Lucy A. Miller. Edu-
cated BufEalo, N. T. Clerk Queen City
Bank, Buffalo, 1892; engaged missionary
work, Congo Free State, under auspices
of an undenominational society, 1896-
1897; later with Crow's Nest Pass Coal
Co. Came to British Columbia 1901.
Married Rene Ada Dickson, Boma, Congo
Free State; has two sons and two daugh-
ters. Recreation: Riding. Address:
Point Grey Road, Vancouver, B. C.



MIZ^IiEB, Jolin J. — Real Estate Broker
and Auctioneer, 418 Abbott St., Van-
couver. President Vancouver Exhibition
Association. Born Sydney, Australia,
Nov. 9, 1860, son of Rev. John Miller.
Educated privately and public school.
Station agent, real estate broker, ex-
Mayor, J. P., Cootamundra, Australia,
1885. Came to British Columbia and es-
tablished present business, 1903. Author



"Vancouver to Coronation"; Provincial
Prior for B. C. Knights Templar. Club:
Imperial. Society: A. F. & A. M. Rec-
reation: Tennis. Conservative; Anglican.
Address: "Kurrajong," Salisbury Drive,
Grandview, Vancouver, B. C.

MIZ^I^EB, John Stewart, ex-M. P. P.,

J. P. — Farmer, retired. Born Ontario,
Sept. 17, 1844, son of Christian and
Thomas Miller, J. P. Farmed number of
years Camden Township, County of Len-
nox, and Addington. Came to Manitoba
1890. Justice of the Peace; member of
the Provincial Parliament of Ontario,
1886; reeve of Pembina, 1897-1899.
Served as Lieutenant 47th Battalion;
was one of seven appointed by Manitoba
Government on the Advisory Board on
the establishment of an Agricultural
College Manitoba, 1901. Married Annie
Robertson, Seaforth, Ont., 1877; has one
son. Societies: A. F. & A. M. ; L. O. L.;
I. O. F. Conservative; Methodist. Ad-
dress: Manitou, Man.

MII^^EB, Thomas. — Managing editor
The Evening Times, Moose Jaw. Born
Grand Valley, Ont., July 21, 1876, son of
James and Ann Miller. Educated pub-
lic and high schools Regina. Printer's
devil. The Standard, Regina, 1892. Came
to Moose Jaw, 1894. Member of Moose
Jaw School Board for nine years; also
of Moose Jaw Collegiate Board. Presi-
dent Moose Jaw Board of Trade, 1909.
Married Grace MacGregor Keay, Moose
Jaw, 1897; has one son and two daugh-
ters. Liberal; Presbyterian. Address:
129 Ominica St. W., Moose Jaw, Sask.



MII^^EB, William Thomas. — Prov-
incial Superintendent Ocean Accident &
Guaranty Corporation, 429 Pender St.,
Vancouver. Born West Flamboro, Ont.,
Aug. 4, 1875, son of Thomas and Mary
Miller. Educated College Institute Ham-
ilton; Upper Canada College. Served as
Lieutenant 4th Hamilton Field Battery
two years; Lieutenant A Battery Royal
Canadian. Artillery three years. Came
to British Columbia 1903. Married Ar-
leen Villa, 1904; has one son. Club:
Hunt. Recreations: Football, hockey. Ad-
dress: Vancouver, B. C.

MZI^Z^EB, William White. — Postmaster
Portage la Prairie. Born Dower County,



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