Vancouver Sun, November 13, 1916, page 13, columns 6-7.
I updated the page on Frederick James Procter, who lived at 1846 Haro Street from 1910 to 1916.
I added information on some of his relatives, along with selected newspaper extracts.
Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1905, page 470.
I updated the page on Eugene Watson, who lived at 1859 Robson Street from 1905 to 1913. He was a carpenter and builder, and he later became a real estate and financial broker.
I added illustrations, along with extracts from newspaper articles.
Senator McRae, Winnipeg Tribune, June 27, 1946, page 9.
I added a new page on Alexander Duncan McRae, who was the manager of Fraser River Lumber Company. He lived at 1960 Robson Street in 1910. (The 1910 Vancouver directory spelled his name as McCrae.)
He built the Hycroft mansion on McRae Avenue in Shaughnessy Heights. He became a general and a Canadian senator.
I added a new page on Austin Cottrell Taylor. He was the director of the Department of Aeronautical Supplies for the Imperial Munitions Board during the First World War. He lived at 875 Chilco Street in 1919. He later became a mining executive, financier and horseracing enthusiast.
Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1905, page 380.
I added a new page on John Anderson Murray, who was a grocer. He lived at 1909 Beach Avenue in 1904 and at 1913 Beach Avenue in 1905 and 1906.
Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 550.
I added a new page on Edward Hinman, Junior, a mining engineer who lived at 1847 Barclay Street in 1917.
He later lived in New York and Connecticut, where he managed real estate and financial interests for his family.
Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1910, Part 2, page 1050.
I added a new page on Alfred Edwin Plummer, who lived at 1843 Robson Street in 1910, along with his sons, Alec and Anthony. The Vancouver directory listed Alfred as a manager.