Benjamin Willson (1844-1924)

Benjamin Willson, Vancouver Daily World, May 3, 1919, page 22, column 6.

 

I added a new page on Benjamin Willson, who was the chief inspector for the western branches of the Bank of Hamilton.

According to the Vancouver directory’s street listing, he lived at 1833 Haro Street in 1900-1901.

 

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1900-1901, page 696 (Haro Street).

James Johnston Logan (1858-1942)

J.J. Logan, detail from Vancouver Board of School Trustees, 1900, Vancouver City Archives, Port P1785; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-board-of-school-trustees.

J.J. Logan, detail from Vancouver Board of School Trustees, 1900, Vancouver City Archives, Port P1785; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/vancouver-board-of-school-trustees.

I added a new page on James Johnston Logan. He was the manager of International Ice and Cold Storage Company (later called Vancouver Ice and Cold Storage Company). He lived at 1900 Robson Street from 1899 to 1903 and at 1898 Robson Street in 1910.

Charles Jewell Brenton (1871-1948)

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 500.

Henderson’s Greater Vancouver Directory, 1911, Part 1, page 500.

I updated the page on Charles Jewell Brenton, who was an accountant and manager with the Standard Milk Company and the Eden Bank Creamery Company.

For some time, he also operated a confectionery. He later worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway as a timekeeper and accountant.

He was at 1047 Denman Street from 1911 to 1912. He appeared at 1055 Denman Street from 1914 to 1916 and at 1069 Denman Street from 1914 to 1918.

I added information on his time in California and his death in 1948.