Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Viertel, George Oswald[1, 2]

Male 1875 - 1949  (74 years)


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  • Name Viertel, George Oswald 
    • VARIANT NAME: Viertell, George O.
    Born 26 Feb 1875  Dresden, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Business Address/Year 1899  Gretna, MB Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1914  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    627 Granville St.
    Victoria, BC
    Canada 
    Home Address/Year 1914  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    627 Granville
    Vancouver, BC
    Canada 
    Marriage 12 Oct 1933  Vancouver, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Bride: Margaret Melia 
    • He gave his occupation as photographer.
    Died 22 Aug 1949  Los Angeles, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I900  Camera Workers | V, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 15 Mar 2017 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Having last lived in Christchurch, New Zealand, Canadian-German photographer Viertel, age 36, in Dec 1913 reached Vancouver, BC via the Canadian Australian steamship line. He managed the Crown Studio in 1914. When he married in 1933 he still considered himself a photographer. He moved to California and died in Los Angeles.

  • Sources 
    1. [S747] HENVAN14, (Vancouver: Henderson Directory Co., 1914), 759 and 1308.
      759: "Crown Studio Geo Viertell prop 627 Granville"
      1308: "Viertel Geo O prop Crown Studio 627 Granville r same"

    2. [S8] Dempsey (1978), Dempsey, Hugh, (Calgary: Glenbow-Alberta Institute, 1978).

    3. [S670] BVIPA marriage registration.
      Registration no. 1933-09-410723 (microfilm reel B13766); digital facsimile URL (accessed 15 Mar 2017): http://search-collections.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca/Image/Genealogy/6fb246b0-b882-4059-8f08-29322c21bcd8

    4. [S667] FamilySearch.org (Web site), Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
      Includes full birth date.
      "California Death Index, 1940-1997"; URL (accessed 15 Mar 2017): https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VPZK-PS6