Camera Workers, 1858-1950

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

Whiten, George Edward[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20]

Male 1849 - 1934  (85 years)


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  • Name Whiten, George Edward 
    Born 5 Mar 1849  Thornhill, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Gender Male 
    Marriage 25 Jun 1874  Simcoe, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  [21
    Bride: Emma H. Ross 
    Where Active (Non-Specific Address) 1874-1901  Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Various communities; may have continued past 1901. 
    Business Address/Year 1913  Vernon, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    South 7th Ave. (Vernon News Building)
    Vernon, BC
    Canada 
    Business Address/Year 1911-1921  Vernon, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Business Address/Year 1918-1921  Vernon, BC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Whiten's Photo Studio
    Vernon, BC
    Canada 
    Died 21 Jul 1934  Vernon, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [22
    Buried 1934?  Vernon Cemetery, Vernon, BC Find all individuals with events at this location  [23
    Association Whiten's Photo Studio (Relationship: Proprietor) 
    Person ID I1920  Camera Workers | W, vol. 2, 1901-1950
    Last Modified 1 Apr 2021 

  • Notes 
    • STATUS: Commercial.
    • BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY: Prior to moving to BC where he spent the bulk of his photographic career there in Vernon, he had worked as a photographer in the Ontario communities of Bracebridge (1897), Orillia (as Whiten and Naylor, 1874-1875; as a solo photographer, 1876-1895; and as Whiten and Stewart, 1895-1897) and Peterborough (1897-1901).
      The 1911 Canada census places him in Vernon as a photographer. He was last listed as a Vernon photographer in the 1921 business directory.

  • Sources 
    1. [S46] COLLECTION: BVIPA.
      Prints

    2. [S339] Voters List, (Victoria, B.C.: Province of British Columbia, 1874-), Ref. NW 324.1 B862., 1911, 1924, 1928, 1933.
      Vernon

    3. [S395] Phillips (1990), Glen C. Phillips, (Sarnia, Ont.: G.C. Phillips, 1990; 2nd printing, 2003.).

    4. [S732] HEN10, (Vancouver: Henderson Publishing, 1910).
      Vernon: not listed

    5. [S973] JEFVERNON13, W.A. Jeffries, (Vernon, BC: W.A. Jeffries, 1913), 64.
      Vernon: Whiten George E (Emma H) photogr News bldg h 515 E Schubert

    6. [S740] WRI18, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1918), 466.
      Vernon: Whitens Photo Studio photographer G E Whiten prop

    7. [S738] WRI19, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1919), 1065.
      Vernon: Whitens Photo Studio photographer G E Whiten prop

    8. [S739] WRI20, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1920), 977.
      Vernon: Whitens Photo Studio G E Whiten prop photographers

    9. [S741] WRI21, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1921), 1036.
      Vernon: Whiten's Photo Studio G E Whiten prop photographers

    10. [S742] WRI22, (Vancouver, BC: Wrigley Directories, c1922).
      Vernon: not listed

    11. [S809] WRI23, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1923).
      Vernon: not listed

    12. [S757] WRI24, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1924).
      Vernon: not listed

    13. [S758] WRI25, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1925).
      Vernon: not listed

    14. [S759] WRI26, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1926).
      Vernon: not listed

    15. [S760] WRI27, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1927).
      Vernon: not listed

    16. [S761] WRI28, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1928).
      Vernon: not listed

    17. [S762] WRI29, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1929), 645.
      Vernon: Whiten Geo E retired

    18. [S763] WRI30, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1930), 634.
      Vernon: Whiten Geo E retired

    19. [S764] WRI31, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1931), 582.
      Vernon: Whiten Geo E retired

    20. [S765] WRI32, (Vancouver: Wrigley Directories, 1932), 566.
      Vernon: Whiten Geo E retired

    21. [S924] Ancestry.ca (Web site).
      George Edward Whiten [family tree]
      URL (accessed 31 Mar 2021): https://www.ancestrylibrary.ca/family-tree/person/tree/112247112/person/320170034255/facts

    22. [S652] BVIPA death registration index.
      Registration no. 1934-09-487765 (microfilm B13149)

    23. [S832] Find a Grave (Web site).
      George Edward Whiten
      URL (accessed 31 Mar 2021): https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/39023331/george-edward-whiten