Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Kaplan, Benjamin Augustus[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Male 1915 - 1952  (37 years)


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  • Name Kaplan, Benjamin Augustus 
    Born 10 Aug 1915  Calgary, AB Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 13 Nov 1939  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Bride: Helen Ida Geschke 
    Business Address/Year 1941  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1013A Robson St.
    Helen's Photo Service
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1946-1948  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    528 W. Hastings St.
    Cameo Photos
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1949-1950  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    712 W. Pender St.
    Cameo Photos
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 10 Aug 1952  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Buried 11 Aug 1952  Schara Tzedeck, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Association Kaplan, Helen Ida (Relationship: Spouse) 
    Association Helen's Photo Service (Relationship: Employee) 
    Association Cameo Photos (Relationship: Employee) 
    Person ID I1018  Camera Workers | K, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 6 May 2017 

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Bride: Helen Ida Geschke - 13 Nov 1939 - Vancouver, BC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness Address/Year - Address:
    1013A Robson St.
    Helen's Photo Service
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - 1941 - Vancouver, BC
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness Address/Year - Address:
    528 W. Hastings St.
    Cameo Photos
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - 1946-1948 - Vancouver, BC
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBusiness Address/Year - Address:
    712 W. Pender St.
    Cameo Photos
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada - 1949-1950 - Vancouver, BC
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 Aug 1952 - Vancouver, BC Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : City/Town       : County/Shire       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: When he married in 1939 he was already divorced and his occupation was bookkeeper. By 1941 he was helping his wife with her business, Helen's Photo Service. Of the Jewish faith, he subsequently worked as a photographer for and then operated Cameo Photos. He died in his late 30s.

  • Sources 
    1. [S775] SUN41, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1941), 767.
      Vancouver: "Kaplan Benj A hlpr Helen's Photo Serv r 1165 Robson"

    2. [S776] SUN42, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1942).
      Vancouver: not listed

    3. [S777] SUN43, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1943), 816.
      Vancouver: "Kaplan Benj (Helen) rooms 1641 Burnaby"

    4. [S778] SUN44, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1944), 776.
      Vancouver: "Kaplan Benj (Helen) act serv and rooms 1641 Burnaby"

    5. [S779] SUN45, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1945), 784.
      Vancouver: "Kaplan Banj (Helen) h 2014 W 15"

    6. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946), 868.
      Vancouver: "Kaplan Benj A (Helen I) photog Cameo Photos h 148 1/2 E Bway"

    7. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947), 779.
      Vancouver: "Kaplan Benj A (Helen I) photog Cameo Photos h 148 1/2 E Bway"

    8. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Vancouver: "Kaplan Benj A (Helen I) photog Cameo Photos h 148 1/2 E Bway"

    9. [S811] BCVAN49, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, [1949?]), 304.
      Vancouver: "Kaplan Benj A (Helen I) prop The Cameo Photos h 148 1/2 E B'way"

    10. [S808] BCVAN50, (Vancouver : B.C. Directories, 1950), 307.
      Vancouver: "Kaplan Benj A (Helen I) prop The Cameo Photos h 1961 Robson"

    11. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1939-09-480331; digital facsimile URL (accessed 4 May 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/9c053d17-0803-4bf4-a308-fab67de03ea6

    12. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1952-09-007980 (microfilm B13212); digital facsimile URL (accessed 4 May 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/514eadcf-4786-459c-b0e2-604618e44525