Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Savard, Alphonse Odilon[1, 2]

Male 1864 - 1934  (69 years)


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  • Name Savard, Alphonse Odilon 
    Born 27 Oct 1864  Quebec City, PQ Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1900+  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    4 Cordova St. E.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    • Last address continues after 1900.
    Home Address/Year 1896  Victoria, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    49 Powell St.
    City Hotel
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1896-1899  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    225 Carrall St.
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 24 Oct 1900  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Bride: Anne Marie Nadeau 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1896-1916  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 1 May 1934  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Association Imperial Photo Studio (Relationship: Owner) 
    Association Goodmurphy, Herbert Fuller (Relationship: Employee) 
    Association Hood, William (Relationship: Employee) 
    Person ID I49  Camera Workers | S, vol. 1, 1858-1900
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: According to a report published in Jun 1896, Savard trained under Mr. A.R. Ray of Quebec City and established the Imperial Photo Studio in Vancouver about Feb 1896. He was primarily or exclusively a portrait photographer. The 4 Cordova St. E. studio in the Graveley-Spinks Block was previously occupied by H.D. McKay and J.M. White. Purposefully designed and built by Vancouver architect R. Mackay Fripp for White, one corner of the upper-floor studio by McKay and Savard's day was located above the Oyster Bay Restaurant. During Savard's tenancy he had "A. Savard, Photographer" painted on one wall. Savard was married on 24 Oct 1900 in Holy Rosary Cathedral, Vancouver. After leaving photography Savard went to work at Britannia Mines.
    • REFERENCES: HOD96; HEN97; WIL97; HEN99; WIL99; HEN00; World, 1896 06 (Souvenir Edition); Daily News-Advertiser, 1900 10 25/8; Alma Savard (daughter); Louis P. Savard (son).

  • Sources 
    1. [S134] COLLECTION: BVA.

    2. [S45] COLLECTION: BVAA.

    3. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1900-09-047653 (microfilm reel B11372); digital facsimile URL (accessed 15 Jan 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/1f58ec4b-f76f-41e4-a8c5-83a94af83738

    4. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1934-09-490769