Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1913, Part 1, page 609.
I updated the page on Joseph Simon Bernet, who was a financial agent, importer and a broker of stocks and real estate.
He lived at 1801 Nelson Street in 1913.
I added illustrations and biographical information on members of his family.
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.
Seattle Star, March 31, 1920, page 11, column 3.
I added a new page on Sidney Theodore Manard.
He was a financial broker whose business office was in the Sylvia Court Apartments for part of 1913.
Sometimes he gave his address as 1885 Beach Avenue; other times he used 1895 Beach Avenue as his address.
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.