William Alexander Lawson (1872-1930)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 597.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver City Directory, 1917, page 597.

I added a new page on William Alexander Lawson, who was the manager of the Vancouver Insurance and Vessel Agency. He lived at 1945 Haro Street from 1916 to 1930. His wife, Teresa, lived at 1945 Haro Street from 1931 to 1936.

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Stanley Mainwaring Johnson (1880-1926)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 774.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 774.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 697.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 697.

I added a new page on Stanley Mainwaring Johnson, who was a manager with the general contracting firm of Grant Brothers and Company. He lived at 1849 Robson Street in 1909. He later worked as an insurance agent.

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

I updated the page on Francis William (“Frank”) Rounsefell.

Francis William Rounsefell, from British Columbia From the Earliest Times to the Present, volume 3, Vancouver, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914, page 297; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf00schouoft#page/297/mode/1up

Francis William Rounsefell, from British Columbia From the Earliest Times to the Present, volume 3, Vancouver, S.J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1914, page 297; https://archive.org/stream/britishcolumbiaf00schouoft#page/297/mode/1up

He was a financial agent who lived at 1884 Haro Street from 1904 to 1912.

He later built a house at 3737 Angus Drive in Shaughnessy Heights.

A fire on the morning of October 22, 2017, destroyed large parts of the Angus Drive house.

Shaughnessy heritage mansion destroyed by fire; by Stephanie Ip; Vancouver Sun, October 22, 2017; http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/fire-crews-battle-blaze-at-mansion-in-vancouvers-shaughnessy.

Shaughnessy heritage mansion destroyed by fire; by Stephanie Ip; Vancouver Sun, October 22, 2017; http://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/fire-crews-battle-blaze-at-mansion-in-vancouvers-shaughnessy.