Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Vallance, James Dunlop[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1903 - 1981  (78 years)


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  • Name Vallance, James Dunlop 
    Nickname Jim 
    Born 28 May 1903  Hamilton, Scotland, UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1946-1950  Chilliwack, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Continued in business past 1950 
    Address:
    124 Margaret Ave. (Vallance Block)
    Photocrafts
    Chilliwack, BC
    Canada 
    Died 1 Oct 1981  Matsqui, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cremated 10 Oct 1981  North Shore Crematorium, North Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Association Photocrafts (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I1519  Camera Workers | V, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 12 Feb 2020 

  • Documents
    Article about the opening of Photocrafts by Jim Vallance, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 6 Nov 1946, p. 12.
    Article about the opening of Photocrafts by Jim Vallance, Chilliwack Progress, 6 Nov 1946, p. 12.
    Editorial about the significance of J.D. (Jim) Vallance's Photocrafts photo-engraving business, <i>Chilliwack Progress</i>, 9 Apr 1947, p. 2.
    Editorial about the significance of J.D. (Jim) Vallance's Photocrafts photo-engraving business, Chilliwack Progress, 9 Apr 1947, p. 2.

  • Notes 
    • STATUE: Commercial; Photo-engraver.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Moving from Calgary, AB, to Chilliwack, BC, in 1946, on 7 Nov he opened his business, Photocrafts, in the Vallance (relationship unknown) Block.
      Prior to his time in Chilliwack, he had spent 15 years in the photo-engraving business in Calgary and had also served in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War Two.

  • Sources 
    1. [S714] SUN46, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1946).
      Chilliwack: not listed

    2. [S715] SUN47, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1947).
      Chilliwack: not listed

    3. [S780] SUN48, (Vancouver: Sun Directories, 1948).
      Chilliwack: Vallance J D

    4. [S1040] FV53, (Vancouver, BC: B.C. Directories, 1953), 138.
      Chilliwack