Benjamin White (1844-1906)

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1902, page 785 [selected portions].

 

I updated the page on Benjamin White. He was a men’s clothing salesman who lived at 1967 Barclay Street in 1902.

His son, Arthur Stanley White (often called “Stanley White”), operated the clothing store. He lived at 1967 Barclay Street in 1902.

I added illustrations and biographical information.

 

William Stanley Rawlings (1882-1937)

W.S. Rawlings, detail from Board of Park Commissioners, 1919, Vancouver City Archives, Port P468, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/board-of-park-commissioners-13.

W.S. Rawlings, detail from Board of Park Commissioners, 1919, Vancouver City Archives, Port P468, http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/board-of-park-commissioners-13.

 

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 2, page 1037

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 2, page 1037.

 

I updated the page on William Stanley Rawlings. He was the superintendent of Vancouver’s parks from 1913 to 1936.

He lived at 1155 Park Road (called Lagoon Drive after 1929) from 1915 to 1937.

I added illustrations and biographical information.

 

Frederick James Parks (1869-1948)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1912, Part 2, page 1095 [edited image].

 

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1914, Part 2, page 1135 [edited image].

 

I updated the page on Frederick James Parks, who was a foreman for the Vancouver City parks system.

He lived at 847 Park Road in 1912 and 1913 and at 746 Gilford Street in 1914 and 1915.

I added illustrations and biographical information.

Peter John Mackay (1870-1953)

Peter John Mackay, Vancouver Province, December 29, 1953, page 2

Peter John Mackay, Vancouver Province, December 29, 1953, page 2.

 

I updated the page on Peter John Mackay, who was a stenographer in the British Columbia Supreme Court. He lived at 1034 Denman Street from 1910 to 1914.

His wife, Isabel Ecclestone Mackay, was a well-known writer.

I added illustrations and information on the descendants of Peter and Isabel.

Arthur Gordon Smith (1865-1944)

Arthur G. Smith; detail from Vancouver Town Planning Commission 1926; Vancouver City Archives; LP 290; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-town-planning-commission-1926-ex-officio-members-and-town-planning-consultants.

 

I updated the page on Arthur Gordon Smith. He was a lawyer who lived at 1054 Denman Street from 1905 to 1909.

I added illustrations and other information on his parents, his siblings and his children.

Norman Frederick Lee (1888-1945)

Norman Lee, Vancouver Province, May 11, 1945, page 5.

Norman Lee, Vancouver Province, May 11, 1945, page 5.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 1, page 1005 [edited image].

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 1, page 1005 [edited image].

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 646 [edited image].

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 646 [edited image].

I added a new page on Norman Frederick Lee, who was an accountant and tax inspector. He lived at 1816 Alberni Street in 1913 and at 2060 Comox Street in 1919 and 1920.