Rogers, Blythe Dupuy (1893-1920)

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 155 (Vancouver Streets; Barclay Street).

Henderson’s Vancouver Directory, 1920, page 155 (Vancouver Streets; Barclay Street).

Blythe DuPuy Rogers was a sugar company executive. He lived at 1891 Barclay Street in 1920.

Blythe DuPuy Rogers was born on May 22, 1893, in Vancouver. His father was Benjamin Tingley Rogers (1865-1918), who was the president of the B.C. Sugar Refining Company. Blythe’s mother was Mary Isabella Angus (1869-1965).

Blythe attended the Royal Military College of Canada. He served as a lieutenant for the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War, although a severe accident caused him to resign.

He became the president and general manager of the B.C. Sugar Refining Company in 1918 after his father died.

He belonged to the Vancouver Club and the Vancouver Yacht Club.

On June 4, 1919, in Vancouver, he married Anne Alexandrina (“Alix”) Wilson. Alix was a daughter of Dr. David Henry Wilson (1855-1926), who lived at 1966 Haro Street from 1911 to 1926.

Blythe died in Vancouver on May 6, 1920.

Alix later married Massy Goolden (1887-1971). Alix died in Victoria, British Columbia, on August 23, 1988.

Further information appears on the page for David Henry Wilson (1855-1926); https://westendvancouver.wordpress.com/biographies-n-z/biographies-w-x-y-z/wilson-david-henry-1855-1926/

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