Tate MacEwen Robertson (1878-1948)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 555.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 555.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 329.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 329.

I added a new page on Tate MacEwen Robertson. He was a bookkeeper for the shipping and commission merchant firm of Evans, Coleman and Evans. He lived at 746 Gilford Street in 1906.

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Joseph Walter McFarland (1853-1937)

Joseph W. McFarland, British Columbia from the Earliest Times to the Present, volume 3, edited by E. O. S. Scholefield, and Frederic William Howay; Vancouver, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914, page 43; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf00schouoft#page/43/mode/1up.

Joseph W. McFarland, British Columbia from the Earliest Times to the Present, volume 3, edited by E. O. S. Scholefield, and Frederic William Howay; Vancouver, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914, page 43; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf00schouoft#page/43/mode/1up.

I added a new page on Joseph Walter McFarland. He was an accountant, railway contractor, and investor who lived at 1865 Haro Street from 1900 to 1937.

John Stewart Gall (1876-1960)

Northern Who’s Who; a Biographical Dictionary of Men and Women, Volume 1, C.W. Parker, editor; Vancouver, Western Press Association, 1916, page 266; https://archive.org/stream/northernwhoswhob01park#page/266/mode/1up.

Northern Who’s Who; a Biographical Dictionary of Men and Women, Volume 1, C.W. Parker, editor; Vancouver, Western Press Association, 1916, page 266; https://archive.org/stream/northernwhoswhob01park#page/266/mode/1up.

I added a new page on John Stewart Gall (sometimes called “J. Stewart Gall”). He was a bookkeeper and an agent for the insurance, financial and real estate firm of Richards, Akroyd and Gall. He lived at 2000 Beach Avenue from 1903 to 1905 and at 958 Denman Street from 1906 to 1914.

Alfred Cyril Hirschfeld (1866-1926)

I added a new page on Alfred Cyril Hirschfeld, who was a photographer, newspaper publisher, miner, and a real estate and financial broker.

According to the Vancouver directories, Alfred lived at 1961 Comox Street in 1910, at 1963 Comox Street in 1911 and 1912, and at number 47, 2046 Beach Avenue in 1913.

He was the builder and first owner of “Hirschfield House” (spelled with two “i”s). (He normally spelled his surname as “Hirschfeld,” but some sources say “Hirschfield” or “Hirchfeld.”)

1963 Comox Street, Vancouver City Archives, 1968, CVA 1348-9; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/index.php/house-at-1963-comox-at-chilco.

1963 Comox Street, Vancouver City Archives, 1968, CVA 1348-9; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/index.php/house-at-1963-comox-at-chilco.