Albert Ernest Austin (1878-1931)

Albert Ernest Austin, Vancouver Sun, October 22, 1931, page 1, column 2.

 

I updated the page on Albert Ernest Austin. He was a real estate, insurance and financial agent and a notary public.

He lived at 1821 Haro Street from 1910 to 1915, and at 847 Denman Street from 1916 to 1931.

I added illustrations and biographical information.

[Note: Thanks to Richard Carruthers-Zurowski for information on Ernle Dorothy Vivien Carroll (nee Morgan).]

Arthur Brittain Netherby (1881-1933)

A. B. Netherby; detail from Columbia Intermediate Association football team, 1899-1900; Victoria Daily Times, March 13, 1943, page 37, columns 1-3.

 

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1919, page 744.

 

I updated the page on Arthur Brittain Netherby, who was a banker and financial agent. He lived at 1884 Haro Street in 1919.

I added illustrations and biographical information for him and members of his family.

James Charles Kavanagh (1850-1922)

J. C. Kavanagh, Brandon’s first postmaster, detail, Martin Kavanagh, The Assiniboine Basin: A Social Study of Discovery, Exploration and Settlement; November 2007, reproduction of 1946 and 1967 editions; following page 182; http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/books/assiniboinebasin.pdf.

J. C. Kavanagh, Brandon’s first postmaster, detail, Martin Kavanagh, The Assiniboine Basin: A Social Study of Discovery, Exploration and Settlement; November 2007, reproduction of 1946 and 1967 editions; following page 182; http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/books/assiniboinebasin.pdf.

 

I updated the page on James Charles Kavanagh, who was a financier and former postmaster.

He lived at 885 Chilco Street from 1911 to 1913.

I added illustrations and biographical information on members of his family.

Francis William (“Frank”) Rounsefell (1868-1938)

Frank Rounsefell, British Columbians as we see 'em, 1910 and 1911., Published 1911 by Newspaper Cartoonists Association of British Columbia in [Vancouver, B.C.] .[unpaged]; : http://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbian00newsrich#page/n158/mode/1up

Frank Rounsefell, British Columbians as we see ’em, 1910 and 1911., Published 1911 by Newspaper Cartoonists Association of British Columbia in [Vancouver, B.C.] .[unpaged]; : http://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbian00newsrich#page/n158/mode/1up.

 

I updated the page on Francis William Rounsefell. He was a financial agent who lived at 1884 Haro Street from 1904 to 1912.

I added illustrations and additional biographical information on members of his family.

Eugene Watson (1859-1935)

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.

 

Calgary’s first city council, January 1, 1894; Glenbow Museum, NA-1402-1; http://ww2.glenbow.org/dbimages/arc3/l/na-1402-1.jpg. Alderman Eugene Watson, back row, second from left.

Alexander Duncan McRae (1874-1946)

Senator McRae, Winnipeg Tribune, June 27, 1946, page 9.

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.