Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Morris, Leo Thomas[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]

Male 1896 - 1953  (57 years)


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  • Name Morris, Leo Thomas 
    Born 3 Apr 1896  Barry, Glamorgan, Wales, UK Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 16
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 1919  ? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Bride Augustine V. [Morris] 
    Business Address/Year 1922  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1312 Commercial Drive
    Grandview Photo Finishing Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1923-1927  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    1670 Commercial Drive
    Grandview Photo Finishing Company
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1928  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address undetermined 
    Died 3 Nov 1953  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Buried 7 Nov 1953  Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Burnaby, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    Association Grandview Photo Finishing Company (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I2092  Camera Workers | M, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Photo finisher.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: He enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in Jun 1915 and returned to Canada in 1920; he was officially discharged on 31 Jul 1921. At the time of his enlistment he was a grocery clerk. According to his CEF personnel his marriage was "approved" on 29 Apr 1919. He owned and operated the Grandview Photo Finishing Company and was last listed as a photographer in the 1928 business directory. His death registration record indicates he had worked for the BC Telephone Company for 25 years or since 1928.

  • Sources 
    1. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      Leo Thomas Morris [family tree]
      URL (accessed 8 Jun 2021): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/22127525/person/290062339882/facts

    2. [S730] Personnel Records of the First World War (Web site), (Library and Archives Canada).
      Name: Morris, Leo Thomas
      Regimental number: 50632
      URL (accessed 8 Jun 2021): https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/military-heritage/first-world-war/personnel-records/Pages/item.aspx?IdNumber=204717

    3. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1928.
      Vancouver

    4. [S754] HENVAN21, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1921).
      Vancouver: not listed; not same person as Morris Leonard mgr Morris Optical Co h 1129 Barclay

    5. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921).
      Vancouver: not listed; not same person as Morris Leonard successor to J D Gamble optician 549 Granville

    6. [S755] HENVAN22, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1922), 951.
      Vancouver: Morris Leo T with Grandview Photo Finishing Co h 16 1300 McLean Dr [Grove Court Apartments]

    7. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Vancouver: not listed; not same person as Morris Leonard optician 508 Pender W

    8. [S756] HENVAN23, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1923), 1015.
      Vancouver: Morris Leo T prop Grandview Photo Finishing Co h 1670 Commercial Dr

    9. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923), 1364.
      Vancouver: Morris Leo T of Grandv Photo Finish Co r 1670 Coml dr

    10. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924), 981.
      Vancouver: Morris Leo T photog 1670 Coml

    11. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925), 1038.
      Vancouver: Morris Leo T photog 1670 Coml

    12. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926), 1114.
      Vancouver: Morris Leo T prop Grandv Photo Fnshg r 1670 Coml

    13. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927), 1164.
      Vancouver: Morris Leo T prop Grandv Photo Fnshg r 1670 Coml

    14. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928), 1302.
      Vancouver: Morris Leo T photog h 4029 Windermere

    15. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929).
      Vancouver: not listed

    16. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1953-09-010586 (microfilm B13217); digital facsimile URL (accessed 8 Jun 2021): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/a3b6337c-6995-465f-8835-6a53abd8bb53