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.

Charles Abraham Schooley (1850-1931)

Charles A. Schooley, Vancouver Sun, April 30, 1931, page 11, column 4; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=W6tlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=xIgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1266%2C3514893.

Charles A. Schooley, Vancouver Sun, April 30, 1931, page 11, column 4; https://news.google.com/newspapers?id=W6tlAAAAIBAJ&sjid=xIgNAAAAIBAJ&pg=1266%2C3514893.

I added a new page on Charles Abraham Schooley, who was the paymaster for the City of Vancouver. The Schooley family lived at 2020 Beach Avenue from 1908 to 1913 and at 2057 Pendrell Street from 1914 to 1928.

For more information, see Vancouver As It Was, which has an interesting biography of Charles Abraham Schooley: “Charles Schooley: City Paymaster and Prominent Baptist,” update posted on July 17, 2018; originally posted in August 2014: https://vanasitwas.wordpress.com/2018/07/17/charles-schooley-city-paymaster-and-prominent-baptist-churchman/.