Charles Henry Wilson (1854-1947)

Alderman C.H. Wilson, detail from “Annual official visit of Council, officials and guests at Capilano Waterworks Dam”; about 1903, Vancouver City Archives, Ci Dept P33; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/annual-official-visit-of-council-officials-and-guests-at-capilano-waterworks-dam.

Alderman C.H. Wilson, detail from “Annual official visit of Council, officials and guests at Capilano Waterworks Dam”; about 1903, Vancouver City Archives, Ci Dept P33; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/annual-official-visit-of-council-officials-and-guests-at-capilano-waterworks-dam.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 833.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 833.

I added a new page on Charles Henry Wilson, who was a building contractor and realtor. He lived at 1931 Nelson Street from 1906 to 1917.

John William Stewart (1860-1938)

Major General John W. Stewart, C.B., 1920s; Vancouver City Archives, Port P420.1 [cropped]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/major-general-john-w-stewart-c-b.

Major General John W. Stewart, C.B., 1920s; Vancouver City Archives, Port P420.1 [cropped]; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/major-general-john-w-stewart-c-b.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 1073.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 1073.

I updated the page on John William Stewart. He was a railway contractor, logging company executive, and a major-general during the First World War. He lived at 1967 Barclay Street in 1909 and 1910.

Note: May 14, 2019: I updated his year of birth to 1860, and I added information on various sources for his actual date of birth.

 

John James Harford (1871-1947) and Frank Harford (1882-1965)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 375.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 375.

I added a new page on John James Harford and Frank Harford.

John James Harford was a proprietor of the Vancouver Canoe Company. He lived at 1840 Georgia Street from 1906 to 1910. He was later associated with the Western Engine and Supply Company Limited.

His brother, Frank Harford, was a carpenter, contractor and salesman who lived at 1840 Georgia Street in 1911 and 1912.