Camera Workers, 1858-1950

The British Columbia, Alaska and Yukon Photographic Directory, 1858-1950

Tucker, E. Franklin[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9]

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  • Name Tucker, E. Franklin 
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1906  Arrowhead, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1907-1912  Revelstoke, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In a 1910 newspaper ad his Revelstoke address was McKenzie Ave., ground floor.
    Business Address/Year 1914-1919  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Association Benson and Tucker (Relationship: Partner) 
    Association Dowsett, Charles Frederick (Relationship: Succesor) 
    Association Forsythe, William Steen or Stene (Relationship: Predecessor) 
    Person ID I1015  Camera Workers | T, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 2 Dec 2021 

  • Documents
    E.F. Tucker news item, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 3 Sep 1914, p. 4.
    E.F. Tucker news item, Chilliwack Progress, 3 Sep 1914, p. 4.
    He was willing to work on a barter system, exchanging dry wood for photographs.
    E.F. Tucker's news article, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 9 Apr 1914, p. 4.
    E.F. Tucker's news article, Chilliwack Progress, 9 Apr 1914, p. 4.
    Announcement of his new photo studio.
    E.F. Tucker news item, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 18 Mar 1915, p. 4.
    E.F. Tucker news item, Chilliwack Progress, 18 Mar 1915, p. 4.
    In 1915 Tucker leased W.S. Forsythe's Chilliwack photo studio
    C.F. Dowsett's ad, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 18 Sep 1919, p. 3.
    C.F. Dowsett's ad, Chilliwack Progress, 18 Sep 1919, p. 3.
    States that he took over E.F. Tucker's studio.
    C.F. Dowsett article, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 18 Sep 1919, p. 5.
    C.F. Dowsett article, Chilliwack Progress, 18 Sep 1919, p. 5.
    Notes he was from Halifax, NS, and had a naval background during World War One; also mentions his purchase of E.F. Tucker's studio.

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He was a partner in Benson and Tucker (1907). Although he first opened his Chilliwack studio in 1914, on 1 Apr 1915 he assumed the lease on W.S. Forsythe's Chilliwack photograph studio. While living in Chilliwack he was a member and officer of the Knights of Pythias. Following the sale of his studio to C.F. Dowsett, he moved to Kelowna and took up fruit farming. [11, 12]
    • IDENTIFYING MARKS: print surface may be captioned, dated, numbered and signed "Copyright by E.F. Tucker".
    • REFERENCES: Newspaper ad, 1907 05 __/_ (Benson & Tucker); Newspaper ad, 1910 05 ___/_; Duns BC (1912)

  • Sources 
    1. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910), 1015.
      Revelstoke: "Tucker E Franklin photographer"

    2. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 123.
      Chilliwack: "Tucker E F photographs etc"

    3. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 169.
      Chilliwack: "Tucker E F photographer and picture framing"

    4. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920).
      Chilliwack: not listed

    5. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921).
      Chilliwack: not listed

    6. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Chilliwack: not listed

    7. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923).
      Chilliwack: not listed

    8. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 4, 18 Mar 1915.

    9. [S400] Pierce (1985), Patricia Pierce, (Don Mills, Ont.: Stoddart, 1985), 34.

    10. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 4, 3 Sep 1914.

    11. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 1, 15 Jun 1916.
      "Knights of Pythias....Bro. E.F. Tucker keeper of records and seal...."

    12. [S693] Chilliwack Progress, 4, 8 Apr 1920.