Daniel Mowat (1848-1923)

Daniel Mowat, member of the second legislative assembly of the North-West Territories, Regina, 1891; Saskatoon Public Library, LH-462 [detail]; http://spldatabase.saskatoonlibrary.ca/csdata/images/lhr/web/lh/0/lh-462.jpg.

Daniel Mowat, member of the second legislative assembly of the North-West Territories, Regina, 1891; Saskatoon Public Library, LH-462 [detail]; http://spldatabase.saskatoonlibrary.ca/csdata/images/lhr/web/lh/0/lh-462.jpg.

 

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 37 (Alberni Street).

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 37 (Alberni Street).

 

I updated the page on Daniel Mowat. He was a merchant, a politician, and the secretary of the Vancouver General Hospital. (He was sometimes called “Daniel Alexander Mowat.”)

He lived at 1878 Alberni Street in 1906.

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

George Buscombe (1875-1958)

George Buscombe – detail from CVA 1184-201 - [Group portrait of aldermen Jack Price, George Buscombe, Charles Jones and H.L. Corey on election night]; December 9, 1943; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/group-portrait-of-aldermen-jack-price-george-buscombe-charles-jones-and-h-l-corey-on-election-night.

George Buscombe – detail from CVA 1184-201 – [Group portrait of aldermen Jack Price, George Buscombe, Charles Jones and H.L. Corey on election night]; December 9, 1943; http://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/group-portrait-of-aldermen-jack-price-george-buscombe-charles-jones-and-h-l-corey-on-election-night.

 

I updated the page on George Buscombe.

He was a china and glassware merchant and a municipal politician.

He lived at 2050 Comox Street from 1901 to 1951.

I added illustrations and information on members of his family.

John Edward Armishaw (1871-1948)

Henderson’s City of Vancouver and North Vancouver Directory, 1909, page 463.

 

I updated the page on John Edward Armishaw, who was a confectioner or candy maker. He lived at 2060 Beach Avenue in 1905, and at 1972 Georgia Street in 1909 and 1910.

I added illustrations and information on members of his family.

 

Vancouver Sun, April 3, 1943, page 8, columns 2-3.

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.

George William Hobson (1836-1921), Christopher George Hobson, and George Henry Lawrence Hobson

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 707 (selected portions).

Henderson’s BC Gazetteer and Directory, 1903, page 707 (selected portions).

I added a new page on several related members of the Hobson family who lived in the West of Denman area.

George William Hobson was at 2001 Nelson Street from 1901 to 1909. He was a Vancouver city alderman.

Christopher George Hobson was an insurance agent and Vancouver city alderman. He was at 2001 Nelson Street from 1902 to 1906 and at 1821 Haro Street from 1906 to 1909.

George Henry Lawrence Hobson was at 1821 Haro Street from 1904 to 1905.

William Wallace Burns McInnes (1867-1954)

William Wallace Burns McInnes of Vancouver, about 1895, British Columbia Archives, Item A-02291; http://search.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/william-wallace-burns-mcinnes-of-vancouver.

William Wallace Burns McInnes of Vancouver, about 1895, British Columbia Archives, Item A-02291; http://search.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/william-wallace-burns-mcinnes-of-vancouver.

I added a new page on William Wallace Burns McInnes, who was a lawyer, politician and judge. He lived at 1833 Haro Street in 1907 and at 1919 Robson Street in 1910 and 1911.

Charles Henry Wilson (1854-1947)

Alderman C.H. Wilson, detail from “Annual official visit of Council, officials and guests at Capilano Waterworks Dam”; about 1903, Vancouver City Archives, Ci Dept P33; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/annual-official-visit-of-council-officials-and-guests-at-capilano-waterworks-dam.

Alderman C.H. Wilson, detail from “Annual official visit of Council, officials and guests at Capilano Waterworks Dam”; about 1903, Vancouver City Archives, Ci Dept P33; https://searcharchives.vancouver.ca/annual-official-visit-of-council-officials-and-guests-at-capilano-waterworks-dam.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 833.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1907, page 833.

I added a new page on Charles Henry Wilson, who was a building contractor and realtor. He lived at 1931 Nelson Street from 1906 to 1917.

Daniel Mowat (1848-1923)

Daniel Mowat, member of the second legislative assembly of the North-West Territories, Regina, 1891; Saskatoon Public Library, LH-462 [detail]; http://spldatabase.saskatoonlibrary.ca/csdata/images/lhr/web/lh/0/lh-462.jpg.

Daniel Mowat, member of the second legislative assembly of the North-West Territories, Regina, 1891; Saskatoon Public Library, LH-462 [detail]; http://spldatabase.saskatoonlibrary.ca/csdata/images/lhr/web/lh/0/lh-462.jpg.

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 37 (Alberni Street).

Henderson’s City of Vancouver Directory, 1906, page 37 (Alberni Street).

I added a new page on Daniel Mowat. He was a merchant, politician, and the secretary of the Vancouver General Hospital. He lived at 1878 Alberni Street in 1906.