Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Harpur, Almound E.[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]

Male 1878 - 1946  (67 years)


Personal Information    |    Notes    |    Sources    |    All    |    PDF

  • Name Harpur, Almound E. 
    • VARIANT NAMES: Harpur, Almond E.; Harper, Almond Edgar.
    Born 26 Aug 1878  Coburg, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1917-1918  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1009 Robson St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Died 13 May 1946  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Buried 16 May 1946  Ocean View Burial Park, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Person ID I1220  Camera Workers | H, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2018 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Having moved to BC from Ontario, he sold insurance the year before he entered photography. By 1920 he either changed the spelling of his last name to Harper or it really was Harper and he was working as a salesman for a company which sold cemetery monuments. The 1921 Canada census listed him as a real estate salesman; he was married with three daughters. By 1925 he was listed as a chiropractor, a job he held until 1946 according to the death registration record for Almond Edgar Harper.

  • Sources 
    1. [S722] Census of Canada 1911.
      Name: Harper Almond E
      Province of ON, District no. Thunder Bay, Sub-district no. 6, Enumeration district no. 5 in Fort William City, p. 69, line 39

    2. [S917] Census of Canada 1921.
      Name: Harper Almond E.
      Province of BC, District no. 22, Enumeration sub-district no. 80 in Vancouver, p. 8, line 18

    3. [S749] HENVAN16, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1916), 660.
      Vancouver: "Harpur Almound E ins h 1308 Haro"

    4. [S750] HENVAN17, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1917), 536.
      Vancouver: "Harpur Almound E photogr 1009 Robson h 1308 Haro"

    5. [S751] HENVAN18, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1918), 563.
      Vancouver: "Harpur Almond E photogr 1009 Robson h 1, 1010 Salsbury"

    6. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918).
      Vancouver: not listed

    7. [S752] HENVAN19, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1919).
      Vancouver: not listed

    8. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919).
      Vancouver: not listed

    9. [S753] HENVAN20, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1920), 628.
      Vancouver: "Harper Almond E trav Patterson Chandler & Co h 2, 1612 Commercial Dr"

    10. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 882.
      Vancouver: "Harper Almond E chiro 311 W Hastings h 1 1612 Coml"

    11. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Name: Harper Almond Edgar
      Registration no. 1946-09-007466 (microfilm B13190); digital facsimile URL (accessed 22 Mar 2018): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/af4c6d0f-10e7-4445-ba84-ec33c3ca6723