John G. Crawford was secretary-treasurer of McNeill, Welch and Wilson Ltd. and manager of the Great Northern Transfer Company. He lived at 1835 Barclay Street in 1917 and 1918.
McNeill, Welch and Wilson Ltd. supplied jingle pot coal and building material. John Duncan McNeill (1866-1958) was the managing director and president of the company.
The Great Northern Transfer Company had its offices at Union Station on Main Street.
No further information is available for John G. Crawford.
Vancouver directories, 1917 and 1918.
John Duncan McNeill, Arthur M. Hull, Coal men of America, a biographical and historical review of the world’s greatest industry, http://www.ebooksread.com/authors-eng/arthur-m-hull/coal-men-of-america-a-biographical-and-historical-review-of-the-worlds-greates-hci/page-79-coal-men-of-america-a-biographical-and-historical-review-of-the-worlds-greates-hci.shtml.
“British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986,” index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLP6-B17 : accessed 4 April 2015), John Duncan Mcneill, 19 Jan 1958; citing Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada; British Columbia Archives film number B13235, Division of Vital Statistics, Victoria; FHL microfilm 2,033,176.