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Council of Canadian Manufacturers' As-
sociation. Married Bertha Irene Pinkley,
Chillicothe, Mo., 1894; has two sons. So-
cieties: A. F. & A. M. (32d degree);
M. W. A. Recreations: hunting, shoot-
ing, supporter of lacrosse, hockey, Rug-
by and all amateur sports. Presbyterian.
Address: 2056 Cornwall St., Regina,

WBSrs-SS, John, M. A. — Barrister.
Born Glasgow, Scotland, son of Robert
and C. K. Wemyss. Educated Glasgow
Academy and Glasgow University. Prac-
ticed Neepawa, 1887. School trustee,
Neepawa since 1898. Married M. Harri-
son, Neepawa, 1893; has two sons and
one daughter. Societies: A. P. & A. M
(D. G. M.); I. O. O. P. (P. G. M.). Lib-
eral; Presbyterian. Address: Neepawa,

WENTZ, Charles Henry — Of C. H.

Wentz Lumber Co., 48 23'rd St., Saska-
toon. Born Elmira, Ont., July 20, 1880,
son of Jacob and Ellen Wentz. Edu-
cated public schools, Grafton, N. D.
Came to Saskatchewan, 1903. Local
manager, lumber department, Canadian
Elevator Co., Saskatoon, 1903-1905; trav-
eler for B. C. Mills Timber & Trading
Co., Vancouver, 1905; general superin-
tendent, Canadian Elevator Co., Saska-
toon, 1905-1906; partner, Wentz Birke-
land Lumber Co., Saskatoon, 1906-1909;
bought out Birkeland's Interest and
adopted present name, 1909. Married
Jennie Margaret Lund, 1907; has two
sons. Club: Saskatoon. Societies: A: F.
& A. M. (Shriner); I. O. O. F. ; K. P.;
Hoo Hoo. Recreations: shooting, golf,
motoring. Liberal. Address: 300 5th
Ave., Saskatoon, Sask.

WEST, George Washingfton— Lumber

and Grain Merchant. Born Charlotte-
town, P. E. L, July 16, 1863, son of
Martin and Rebecca Essery West. Edu-
cated: Prince of Wales College. Taught
school, Centreville, P. E. I., 1882-1891;
came to Alberta, 1891; started general
store, Innisfail, 1891; later added butch-
er business and lumber yards; sold out
general store and butcher business,
1912, to devote all his time to grain
and lumber business. Alderman, Innis-
fail, two terms; Mayor, 1911-1912. Un-
successful candidate to Alberta Legis-
lature for Innisfail, 1909. Married Mary
Jane MacParlane, 1881; has two sons
and one dausrhter. Societies: I. O. O. F. ;
S. O. E. Recreation: shooting. Con-
servative; Anglican. Address: Innisfail,




WZ:i.I.WOOD, Ernest— Of Wellwood
Bros., Real Estate and Financial Agents,
Empress Hotel Bldg-., Prince Albert,
Sask. Born Dufferin County, Ont, May
4, 1887. son of Joseph and Margaret
Wellwood. Educated public schools, On-

tario. Farming with his father until
1910, when came to Prince Albert and
associated with his brother in real es-
tate. Society: A. F. & A. M. Conserva-
tive; Presbyterian. Address: Empress
Hotel, Prince Albert, Sask.



WESTMAN, John Alexander — Of

Westman Agency, Insurance and Loan
Brokers, Commercial Blk., Regina. Born
Milverton, Ont, May 25, 1879, son of
Thomas and Catherine Daly Westman.
Educated public schools, Stratford, Ont.
Taught school, Milverton, 1900-1906.
Came to Regina, 1906; established pres-
ent business, 1907; business carried on
as Cathcart & Westman, 1907-1909; un-
der present Arm name since 1909. Al-
derman, Regina, 1911. Married Annie
Gillies Frost, Stratford, 1906. Club: As-
siniboia. Societies: A. P. & A. M. ; I. O.
O. F.; L. O. L. Conservative; Metho-
rlist. Address: 2102 Osier St., Regina,

B. A., LL. D., K. C.

WETMORE, Hon Edward Iiudlow, B.
A., IiIm. D., K. C. — Born Fredericton, N.
B., March 24, 1841, son of Sara Burr and
Charles Peters Wetmore, barrister, and
clerk of the House of Assembly, New
Brunswick. Educated grammar schools,
Fredericton and Gagetown; King's Col-
lege (now University of New Bruns-
wick). Called to New Brunswick bar,
18 64; deputy clerk of the Crown, Q. C,
1881; Mayor of Fredericton, 1874-1876;
president Barristers' Society, 1886-1887;
representative of Alumni Association in
Senate of University, 1886-1887; mem-
ber for York County in New Brunswick

Legislature, 1883-1886, during which
time he was leader of the opposition.
Puisne Judge of Supreme Court of
Northwest Territories, 1897-1907; Chief
Justice of Supreme Court of Saskatche-
wan, 1907-1912. Commissioner for con-
solidating the statutes of New Bruns-
wick, 1877; commissioner for consolidat-
ing the ordinances of the Northwest Ter-
ritories, 1898; chairman of the commis-
sion for consolidating the laws of Sas-
katchewan, 1908. Chancellor of Univer-
sity of Saskatchewan, 1907. Married
Eliza Jane Dickson, St. John, N. B., 1872;
has two sons and one daughter. Club:
Assiniboia. Recreations: cricket, fishing,
shooting. Address: 2140 Fifteenth Ave.,
Regina, Sask.


WHAX;eN, WiUiam H. — President and
Managing Director, British Columbia
Sulphite Fibre Co., Ltd., 1015 Metropoli-
tan Bldg., Vancouver. Born Colling-
wood, Ont, Jan. 1, 1871, son of Joseph
and Alice Whalen. Educated separate
school and high school. Port Arthur.
Came to British Columbia and estab-
lished present business, 1909. Water
and Light Commissioner, Fort Williams,
Ont., four years; served on public and
high school boards, Fort William sev-
eral terms. Married Mary Austin Do-
ran, 1900; has two sons and five daugh-
ters. Club: Kamlnistiquia. Recreations:
hunting, fishing, motor boating, curling.
Roman Catholic. Address: Shaughnessy
Heights, Vancouver, B. C.




WHAD^EN, James — President Western
Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., 24
Water St., Port Arthur. Organized
the following companies: President
and General Manager, Great Lakes
Dredging Co., Ltd.; President and Gen-
eral Manager, Canadian Towing &
Wrecking Co., Ltd.; Vice-President and
General Manager, Thunder Bay Contract-
ing Co., Ltd.; President, General Realty
Corporation; President, Canada Pebble
Co., Ltd.; Director, Thunder Bay Har-

bour Improvement Co., Ltd. Born Col-
lingwood, Ont., April 29, 1869, son of
Joseph W. and Alice Broad Whalen.
Came to Port Arthur with his parents,
1873. Educated public schools. Port
Arthur. Engaged first In logging busi-
ness; later as railroad contractor. Mar-
ried Miss Laurel Conmee, daughter of
James Conmee, M. P., 1896; has two sons
and three daughters. Society: K. of C.
Roman Catholic. Residence: 120 Court
St., N., Port Arthur, Ont.




WSALEY, Beubeu Switzer — Capital-
ist, 201 Beveridge Bldg-., Calgary; Di-
rector, Calgary Natural Gas, Light,
Heat and Power Co., Ltd.: Director,
Calgary Industrial Exhibition; Director,
East Kootenay Development Co.; Chair-
man Civic Reception Committee. Born
Gladstone, Man., Nov. 15, 1875, son of
Matthew and Mary Ann Switzer Whaley.
Educated: public schools, Shellmouth
and Gladstone; Winnipeg Collegiate In-
stitute. Salesman, Frost & Wood, Glad-
stone, 1900; traveling agent for Frost
& Wood, Saskatchewan and Alberta,
1900-1902; traveling agent. Great West
Life, Winnipeg, 1902-1910; owner of Le-
land Park subdivision, now sold out;
delegate of city council to Innisfail on
Single Tax question; Chairman Recep-
tion Committee for Duke of Connaught.
Alderman, Calgary, 1912. Married Mar-
garet Lenore Weeks, Woodgreen, Ont.,
1908; has two daughters. Clubs: Al-
berta; St. Andrew's Golf. Societies: A.
F. & A. M. Recreations: golf, billiards,
motoring. Conservative; Presbyterian.
Address: 503 19th Ave., W., Calgary,

WBATE^ET, Be^nald Clements —

Manager Bank of Montreal, Weyburn.
Born Perth, Ont., Jan. 26, 1876, son of
George and Emma Margaret Thompson
Whateley. Educated: public schools and
Collegiate Institute, Perth. Joined Bank
of Montreal, Calgary, 1894; clerk, Win-
nipeg branch, 1898-1905; subagent, Lo-
gan Ave. branch, Winnipeg, 1905-1909;
manager, Weyburn branch, since 1909.
Married Georgina Dawson Stephens,
daughter of Thomas W. Stephens, Win-
nipeg, 1906. Society: W. O. W. Recre-
ations: tennis, curling. Anglican. Ad-
dress: Weyburn, Sask.

VTHEAI^I^EB, Anson. — Barrister, 413
Granville St., Vancouver. Born Croydon,
England, son of George Anson Whealler.
Educated Marlborough. Came to Mani-
toba, 1885; to British Columbia, 1895.
Clubs: Vancouver; Manitoba. Address:
661 Granville St., Vancouver, B. C.

WHEEI^EB, Boy Brainard. — Secre-
tary-Treasurer of Crown Lumber Co.,
Ltd., Grain Exchange, Calgary. Born
St. Charles, 111., Oct. 10, 1882, son of
James Brainard and Anna Baker
Wheeler. Educated high school, St.
Charles. Came to Alberta, 1906. Mar-
ried Bertha Maynard Kingsbury, St.
Charles, 1909; has one daughter. Ad-
dress: 1819 Eighth Ave., W., Calgary,


WHITAKEB, Guy Shewell.— Of G. S.
Whitaker & Co., Financial, Real Estate
and Insurance Brokers, Calgary. Born
Virden, Man., March 22, 1883, son of
William C. and Elizabeth F. Whitaker.
Educated public schools and Collegiate
Institute, Ontario. Clerk Canadian Bank of
Commerce, Gait, and other branches,
1900-1906; came to Alberta 1906; estab-
lished present business, 1907. Captain
103d Calgary Rifles. Clubs: Alberta; St.
Andrew's; Golf; Calgary Tigers Rugby
Football (Treasurer). Recreations: mo-
toring, golf. Conservative; Anglican. Ad-
dress: 527 Lougheed Bldg., Calgary,




WHEEI^ER, Harold O. — Secretary and
Treasurer Stoner, Lockwood & Wheeler,
Ltd., owners of Red Cliff Townsite and
of Red Cliff Gas and Water System;
President Pioneer Realty Co., Ltd.; Sec-
retary Red Cliff Realty Co., Ltd.; Treas-
urer Alberta Ornamental Iron Co., Ltd.;
Director Red Cliff Brick & Coal Co., Ltd.;
Director Red Cliff Clay Products Co.,
Ltd.; Secretary Phoenix Investment Co,.
Ltd.; Director Red Cliff Motors Co., Ltd.;
Director Rod Cliff Rolling Mills & Bolt
Co., Ltd. Born Perry, N. Y., Feb. 2, 1876,

son of Orin and Elizabeth Wheeler. Edu-
cated public and high schools. Perry;
University of Minnesota. Traveler, Min-
neapolis Furniture Co., Minneapolis,
1904-1907; came to Alberta and started
present business, 1907. Served as Ser-
geant, 13th Minnesota Regiment, Span-
ish-American War, Philippines, 1898.
Married Cordelia Riddell, daughter of
David Riddell, 1906; lias one son. Club:
Commercial (Pre.sident, Red Cliff). Rec-
reation: Athletic sports. Presbyterian.
Address: Red Cliff, Alta.



WHITAKZiB, Bev. Georg-e David, I^.

Th. — Incumbent of Lac la Nonne Dis-
trict of the Archbishop's Western Can-
ada Mission. Born Kent, England, son
of D. N. and E. Whitaker. Educated
private and grammar schools, St. Au-
gistine's College, Canterbury, England;
Durham University. Came to Canada,
1903; Alberta, 1910. Anglican. Address:
Lac la Nonne, Alta.


WHITE, Alfred Edward. — Of White,
Shiles & Co., Insurance, Financial and
Real Estate Agents, 628 Columbia St.,
New Westminster. Born Nanaimo, E. C,
April 22, 1863, son of Sarah J. and Rev.
Edward White, pioneer Methodist mis-
sionary in British Columbia, 1859. Edu-
cated Hamilton, Ont. In business Ham-
ilton, 1879. President Dominion Match
Co., Ltd. (of B. C); Vice-President
Western Paper Mills, Ltd.; Managing Di-
rector Westminster Port Mann Securi-
ties, Ltd.; Director Pacific Chocolate
Co., Ltd. Married Edith H. A. Fitz-
gerald, London, Ont., 1907. Clubs: West-
minster, Westminster Tennis; Royal
Vancouver Yacht; British Columbia Golf.
Recreations: yachting, golf. Address:
229 4th St., New Westminster, B. C.

WHITE, Elmer J. — Journalist, Pub-
lisher of Weekly Star, Whitehorse. Born
Ohio, 1859. Educated Muskigum Col-
lege, Ohio. Editor of paper in Florida,
1882. Came to Yukon, 1898. Societies:
Elk; Arctic Brother; I. O. O. F. Recrea-
tions: Reading and writing. Address:
Whitehorse, Y. T.

WHITE, Herbert Nelson. — Real Estate
Agent. Born Tara, Ont., April 6, 1875,
son of James and Elizabeth White. Edu-
cated Port Elgin. Joined Canadian Bank

of Commerce, Sarnia, 1892, stationed at
London; Montreal, Winnipeg, 1892-1902;
accountant, P. Burns & Co., Calgary,
1902-1904. Married Rose Kitchen, 1911.
Club: Ranchmen's. Recreation: golf.
Conservative; Methodist. Address: 109
8th Ave., W., Calgary, Alta.

WHITE, Harry William. — Manager
McLaughlin Carriage Co., Ltd., for Brit-
ish Columbia, 1285 Pender St., Vancou-
ver; President British Columbia Auto
and Motor Trades Association. Born Suf-
folk, England, July 4, 1848, son of Wil-
liam and Emily White. Educated gram-
mar school, Ipswich. Came to Canada 1862,
mercantile business, Arthur, Ont., 1864-
1871; with Westbrook & Fairchild, agri-
cultural machlnerv dealers, Winnipeg,
1879-1887; farming, Manitoba, 1880-1893;
general traveling agent through Prairie
Provinces for Moline Plow Co., 1887-
1903; resident agent Moline Plow Co.,
Calgary, 1903-1910; brought first carload
of automobiles to Calgary. Mayor, Car-
berry, Man., two terms; Councillor, Cal-
gary, two terms. Married Lydla Hug-
gins, Liverpool, England; has four sons
and four daughters. Societies: I. O. O.
P.; A. O. U. W. ; Commercial Travelers'
Association. Conservative; Anglican.
Address: 376 Tenth Ave., W., Vancouver,
B. C.

C. M.

WHITE, Begriuald Brant, M. D., C. JUL.

— Physician and Surgeon, Penticon, B.
C. ; Director, Southern Okanagan Land
Co., Ltd., etc. Born Pembroke, Ont.,
Oct. 20, 1873, son of Sarah and William
R. White, K. C. Educated McGill Uni-
versity, Montreal, Que. Came to Brit-
ish Columbia, 1897, since when has prac-



ticed at Penticton. Provincial appoint-
ment as Coroner and Medical Health
Officer. President Penticton Conserva-
tive Association. Married Hester E.
Lambly, widow of late C. A. Lambly,
Gold Commissioner and Government
Agent, Dawson, B. C. ; has two sons.
Societies: A. F. & A. M.; British Co-
lumbia Medical Association. Recreation:
Fishing. Conservative; Anglican. Ad-
dress: Penticton, B. C.

WHITi:, Thomas Henry, C. E. — Civil
Engineer, Chief Engineer of C. N. R. for
British Columbia, 135 Hastings St., Van-
couver. Born St. Thomas, Ont., Jan. 27,
1848, son of William J. and Sarah White.
Educated Old Grammar School and pri-
vate tutors, St. Thomas. Admitted On-
tario bar, Osgoode Hall, 1870. With
Canadian Southern Railway, 1870. Came
to British Columbia with surveying
party of C. P. R., 1875; appointed Chief
Engineer of C. N. R. for Manitoba,
1896; Chief Engineer for British Colum-
bia, 1909. Served with 1st Hussars in
Fenian Raid, 1866. Married Agnes Bart-
lett Buchanan, 1901. Clubs: Vancouver;
Manitoba. Society: Canadian Society of
Civil Engineers. Recreations: Cricket,
lacrosse, all outdoor sports. Address:
Glencoe Lodge, Vancouver, B. C.

WHITi:, Walter Henry, M. A. — Organ-
izing Missionary of Church of England,
Diocese of Qu'Appelle. Born Smith's
Falls, Ont., Ont., Feb. 21, 1870, son of
Rev. George William White, Canon of St.
George's Cathedral, Kingston. Educated
Trinity College School, Port Hope; Trin-
ity University. Classical Master, High
School, Picton, 1891; Classical Master,
Ridley College, St. Catharines, 1892;
Fellow and Lecturer in Classics, Trinity
University, 1894-1900; Curate of All
Souls, Camberwell, London, S. E., Eng-
land, 1900-1902; Vicar, Trinity Church,
Barrie, 1903-1906; appointed Organizing
Missionary, Diocese of Qu'Appelle, 1906;
Head of Railway Mission Clergy House.
Regina, 1910. Married Helen Sutherland
Hogg, 1907. Anglican. Address: Rail-
way Mission House, Regina, Sask.

'WHITi:, 'William Henry, M. P.^ —

Farmer and Rancher. Born City View,
Carlton County, Ont., Aug. 21, 1865.
Educated public schools. Elected for
Victoria to House of Commons,
1908-1911. Married Annie Davies, 1897.
Liberal; Anglican. Address: Fort Sas-
katchewan. Alta.

WHITEHEAD, Joseph Blyth — Manag-
ing Director, The Sun Publishing Co.,
Ltd.; Life Governor, Brandon General
Hosiptal. Born Blyth, Ont., Sept. 19,
1865, son of Charles and Hannah Sybil
Lake Whitehead. Educated public
schools, Tillsonburg; St. John's Collegre,


Winnipeg. Came to Manitoba, 1877.
With Western Union Telegraph Co.;
later with Merchants Bank, four years.
City Clerk and Treasurer, Brandon,
1893-1904; present position since 1905.
Married Edith Hamilton Christie, Ot-
tawa, 1894; has one son and two daugh-
ters. Clubs: Brandon; Commercial. So-
ciety: A. F. & A. M. Recreations:
shooting, fishing. Anglican. Address:
359 13th St., Brandon, Man.

WHITEHEAD, "William Duncan. — Of

W. D. Whitehead & Coast Steamship Co.,
Ltd., Imperial Block, Vancouver. Born
Momenca, 111., Feb. 6, 1883, son of John
Martin and Elizabeth Whitehead. Edu-
cated Vancouver. Came to British Co-
lumbia, 1887, and engaged business, Van-
couver, 1889. Clubs: Western; Terminal
City; Royal Vancouver Yacht; Vancou-
ver Rowing. Recreation: Yachting. Ad-
dress: 779 Thurlow St., Vancouver, B. C.

WHITEI^AW, Thomas Henderson, B.
A., M. B. — Physician and Surgeon. Born
Guelph, Ont., Sept. 23, 1867, son of Wil-
liam and Isabella Henderson Whitelaw.
Educated public schools and College In-
stitute, Guelph; Toronto University,
practiced, Guelph and vicinity, 1894;
came to Edmonton, 1898; appointed Med-
ical Health Officer, Edmonton, 1908;
Secretary-Treasurer, Alberta Medical
Association, 1911. Married Mary Laid-
law, daughter of George Laidlaw, To-
ronto, 1900; has one son. Society: St.
Andrew's (First Vice-President). Lib-
eral; Presbyterian. Address: 408 Third
St., Edmonton, Alta.



WHITESIDE, Arthur Knrdock. — Of

Whiteside & Buddie, Barristers, Rogers
Bldg., 470 Granville St., Vancouver. Born
Toronto, June 1, 1876, son of Daniel and
Ruth Whiteside. Called to British Co-
lumbia bar, 1897. Practised, Rossland,
1897-1898; Greenwood, 1898-1907; Van-
couver since 1907. Clubs: Vancouver;
Union (Victoria) ; Greenwood. Conserva-
tive; Presbyterian. Address: 1419 Pend-
rill St., Vancouver, B. C.

WHITESIBE, Walter Southey. — Of

Whiteside & Son, Financial Brokers,
1610 Park Drive, Vancouver. Born Oota-
camund, India, May 3, 1863, son of Wil-
liam and Marie Southey. Educated
Elizabeth College, Guernsey, Channel Is-
lands; St. Andrew's College, Chardstock;
Dorsetshire and preparatory school,
Kent. Farmed Ontario, 1881. Came to
British Columbia, 1887. School trustee,
Sunbury, 1895-1900. Married Amanda
Everett, St. Catharines, Ont. ; has one
son. Recreations: All outdoor sports.
Address: 1624 Salsbury Drive, Vancou-
ver, B. C.

WHITESIDE, William James. — Of

Whiteside & Edmonds, Barristers and
Solicitors, Westminster Trust Block,
New Westminster. Born Scarboro Town-
ship, York County, Ont, Jan. 15, 1864,
son of Thomas and Jane Whiteside.
Educated Collegiate Institute, Toronto.
Law student with G. W. Badgerow, To-
ronto, 1884. Came to British Columbia,
1886; admitted to British Columbia Bar.
1890. Member of firm, Whiteside &
Howay, New Westminster. 1891-1893:
Corbould, McColl & Co.. 1893-1895; Mc-
Bride & Whiteside, 1895-1896; practiced
Rossland 1896-1902; member of firm Mor-
rison & WTiiteside, New Westminster.
1902-1904; present partnership formed
1905. Married Margaret E. M. Dalglish,
1893; has three sons and four daughters.
Societies: A. F. & A. M.; T. O. O. P. Lib-
eral; Presbyterian. Address: 501 St.
George St., New Westminster, B. C.

WHITEWAT, William T. — Architect,
Molsons Bank Bldg., Vancouver; Direc-
tor, Canadian Home Investment Co.; Di-
rector, Vancouver Tourist Association.
Born Musgrave, Newfoundland, April 30,
1856, son of Robert and Annie Tuff
Whiteway. Educated public schools;
Musgrave; Wesleyan Academy, St.
Johns. Designer of new World Bldg.,
highest structure in Canada. Address:
Vancouver, B. C.


WHITING, Samuel Edmoud — Presi-
dent Northwestrn Register Co., Ltd.:
President Bassano Electric Power and
Traction Co., Ltd.; President Bassano
Improvement Co., Ltd.; President E. C.
Ingram Co., Ltd.; President Berkeley
Heights Land Co., Ltd.; Director Pyro-
fugont Flooring Co., Ltd. Born Ker-
wood, Ont., April 6, 1879, son of John
and Ellen W^hiting. Educated: public
schools, Sarnia, Ont. Spent twelve years
in Port Huron and San Francisco; came
to Bassano, 1911. Vice President North-
western Register Co., Port Huron, 1898;
President of that Company, at Winnipeg,
1906; became President Bassano Elec-
tric Power & Traction Co., Ltd., 1912.
Mayor, Bassano, 1912. Married Hazel
Louise Cranert, San Francisco, 1906;
has two sons. Club: Bassano (Presi-
dent). Conservative; Methodist. Ad-
dress: Bassano, Alta.

WHITI^A, Harry W., M. A. — Of Phil-
lips & Whitla, Barristers and Solicitors,
32 Merchants Bank Bldg., Winnipeg.
Born Monaghan, Ireland, July 14, 1874,
son of James and Charlotte Whitla.
Came to Manitoba, 1882. Educated St.
John's College and Wesley College, Win-
nipeg. Called to Manitoba Bar, 1897;
practiced as Haggart & Whitla, 1898-
1901; as Macdonald, Haggart & Whitla,
1901-1907; as Phillips & Whitla since 1908.
Member Council of Bar Association,
Winnipeg; Crown Prosecuting Attorney,
Winnipeg, 1909-1910. Married Ethel
Burnham, Morden, Man., 1901; has two
sons. Clubs: Carleton; Adanac. Con-
servative; Methodist. Address: 400 River
Ave., Winnipeg, Man.




WHYTE, Sir ■William.— Vice President
(retired) C. P. R., Winnipeg; Vice Presi-
dent Winnipeg- Electric Railway Co.;
Vice President Standard Trusts Co.; Di-
rector, Imperial Bank of Canada; Di-
rector Confederation Life Association,
etc. Born Charleston, Pifeshire, Scot-
land, Sept. 15, 1843, son of William and
Chrishan Methven Whyte. Educated
public schools, Charleston. Clerk in the
office of the factor of Lord Elgin's
estate, 1860-1862; station agent. West of
Fife Railway, May, 1862. Came to Can-
ada July, 1863, and from that date until
April, 1883, was In the employ of the C.
T. R. as brakeman, 1863; freight clerk,
Cobourg, 1863-1865; freight clerk, To-

ronto, 1865; foreman, freight depart-
ment, Toronto, 1866; yardmaster, To-
ronto, 1867; conductor, 1867-1869; night
station agent, Toronto, 1869; station
master, Stratford, 1869-1872; station
master, freight and passenger agent,
London, 1872-1878; freight agent, To-
ronto, 1879-1880; assistant superintend-
ent Central division, 1881-1883. Left
service of G. T. R. and became general
superintendent Credit Valley Railway,
Oct., 1883-May, 1884; general superin-
tendent Ontario and Quebec Railway,
May, 1883-May, 1884; general superin-
tendent Ontario division of C. P. R., May,
1884-May, 1885; general superintendent
of Ontario and Eastern division C. P. R.,



May, 1885-Oct., 1886; general superin-
tendent Western division C. P. R., with
headquarters at Winnipeg, Oct, 1886-
May, 1897; manager Western Lines 1897-
1901; Assistant to President, 1901-1904;
Second Vice President, 1904-1910; Vice
President since June 17, 1910. In 1901
made a trip over the newly completed
Trans-Siberian Railway and upon return
to Canada pointed out how Canadian
trade with Russia might be extended.
Married Jane, daughter of Adam Scott,
Toronto, 1879; has one son and four
daughters. Clubs: Manitoba and St.
Charles Country, Vancouver, Union
(Victoria), St. James (Montreal). So-
ciety: A. F. & A. M. Recreations: Golf,
motoring, shooting. Presbyterian. Ad-
dress: 603 River Ave., Winnipeg, Man.

VTHITIiISV, Thomas Richardson. —

Western Supervisor the Royal Bank of
Canada. Born Enniskillen, Ireland, Feb.
24, 1867, son of Thomas R. and Cath-
arine Whitley. Educated Ireland; com-
mercial business, Liverpool, England,
1883-1892. Came to Canada, 1892; pri-
vate banking, British Columbia, 1893-
1903; entered service of Royal Bank of
Canada, 1903; manager Winnipeg Branch
1908; appointed to present office 1910.
Married Elsie Muriel Haine 1903; has one |
son and one daughter. Clubs: Manitoba;
St. Charles Country. Anglican. Ad-
dress: 89 Wellington Crescent, Winni-
peg, Man.

WHITMORE, Major Albert Eug-ene, M.
Ii. A. — Rancher, of Whitmore Bros., Ltd.,
Coal Merchants, owners of Regina Steam
Laundry, Regina Pharmacy and other
interests. Born Dunnville, Ont., May 7,
1876, son of Mary and John Albert Whit-
more, postmaster of Regina until his
death, 1904. Came to Regina, 1890. Edu-
cated high school, Regina; Upper Can-
ada College. Ranching, Tellowgrass,
1898-1903. Member for Milestone, Sas-

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