Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Donaldson, Robert Lehigh[1, 2, 3]

Male 1909 - 1996  (87 years)


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  • Name Donaldson, Robert Lehigh 
    • VARIANT NAME: Donaldson, Robert LeHigh.
    Nickname Bob 
    Born 15 Apr 1909  Kingston, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1948  Cranbrook, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 14 Nov 1996  Cranbrook, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cremated 18 Nov 1996  East-West Kootenay Crematorium, Cranbrook, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 6
    • His remains are buried near by parents in the Mountain View Cemetery, Lethbridge, AB.
    Association Nelson's Photo Studio (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I1432  Camera Workers | D, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 31 Aug 2019 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He was the proprietor of Nelson's Photo Studio in 1948. By 1953 he was operating under his own as Donaldson's Studio in Cranbrook. At the time of his death he had been self-employed in the office equipment field for 45 years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947).
      Cranbrook: not listed

    2. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948), 75.
      Cranbrook: Donaldson Robt L prop Nelson Studio

    3. [S1058] CRAN53, (Vancouver: B.C. Directories, 1953), 34.
      Cranbrook: Donaldson Robert L (Evelyn) prop Donaldson's Studio h 306 16th Av S Box 100
      A son or other relative, Robert C. Donaldson, living at the same address was working at the studio as a technician.

    4. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1996-09-023491; digital facsimile URL (accessed 31 Aug 2019): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/a543aa58-3c7e-4462-b0fc-77ebe48e3caf

    5. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      Record states he was born in the Dufferin hospital, ON.
      "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"; URL (accessed 31 Aug 2019): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV9H-V9WY

    6. [S832] Find a Grave (Web site).
      Robert LeHigh "Bob" Donaldson
      URL (accessed 31 Aug 2019): https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/111326491