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.

Charles Hibbert Tupper (1855-1927)

Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper, K.C.M.G., “The Solicitor-General of Canada,” by Byron Nicholson, M.A., The Canadian Magazine, volume 10, number 4, February 1898, page 319; https://archive.org/stream/canadianmagazine10torouoft#page/319/mode/1up.

Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper, K.C.M.G., “The Solicitor-General of Canada,” by Byron Nicholson, M.A., The Canadian Magazine, volume 10, number 4, February 1898, page 319; https://archive.org/stream/canadianmagazine10torouoft#page/319/mode/1up.

I updated the page on Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper, who was a lawyer and politician. He lived at 2050 Barclay Street from 1899 to about 1924. I added a brief biography of him and his family, along with references.

Vancouver as it Was [https://vanasitwas.wordpress.com/] has an article describing a photograph of Sir Charles Hibbert Tupper inspecting Girl Guides: https://vanasitwas.wordpress.com/2016/01/01/sir-charles-tupper-the-object-of-fearless-loathing/.