British Columbia from the Earliest Times to the Present, Vol. 3

British Columbia from the Earliest Times to the Present, Vol. 3 : Biographical (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from British Columbia From the Earliest Times to the Present, Vol. 3: Biographical George Robertson Gordon, financial agent at Vancouver, devoting his time largely to his duties as executor of several estates and also to the handling of private interests, was born at Goderich, Ontario, September I, 1861. His par ents, James and Mary Ann (gordon) Gordon, were both natives of Ireland, the former born in County Fermanagh and the latter in County Armagh. The father learned the carpenter's trade there and in 1855 crossed the Atlantic to the new world, becoming a resident of Goderich, Ontario, where for thirty-five years he conducted business as a contractor. He filled the offices of town assessor and building inspector for a number of years and passed away in Gode rich in 1892, at the age of sixty-seven years. His wife arrived in Canada in early womanhood and they were married in Hamilton. She passed away a number of years before her husband, dying in 1875, at the age of forty-two. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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  • Paperback | 1166 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 58mm | 1,525g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 407 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243073801
  • 9780243073801