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Joseph Pattulo Earngey 1870 - 1939

Dr. James Christopher Edie 1926- 1991

James Christopher Edie was born in Edinburgh, Scotland in 6 Apr 1926. He moved to Kenora Ontario in 1958 where he joined Drs Patton and Hallowell in the general practice of Medicine. He specialized in Anesthesia.

He served as vice chairman of the Catholic district School Board from 1959 to 1968. He served on the Library Board. He was a member of the Kinsman Club, K-40 and Knigths of Columbus (4th degree).

He married his wife Joan M. and had eight children,

Nuala, Rob, Mary, Brad, Chris, Jane, Margot, Patricia.

He passed away in the Grace Hospital in Winnipeg Manitoba on 29 November 1991.

Dr. Albert Henry Edmison 1860-1934

Captain Frank Edwards 1879- 1945

Frank Edwards was born in England in 1879. He came to Canada in 1903.

In 1912 he was appointed Justice of Peace for the District of Kenora.

In 1920 he was appointed Indian Agent at Kenora.

The Kenora Town Council founded the Lake of the Woods Museum in 1964. In that same year, the Land Titles building was transferred from the Province to the Town and served as the first museum. When the museum was established, the collection centred on the artifacts of Captain Frank Edwards, an Indian agent in Kenora from 1920 until his death in December 1945.

Richard Hingston Elliott 1893-1959

George E Evans 1851 -

George E. Evans was born 26 Apr 1851 IN England. He married Charlotte J. who was born 14 Mar 1844 in Ontario. They had two adopted children, Maggie b. 11 Aug 1887 and Nellie b. Sep 1898. George was an Insurance agent in 1901. His religion was Presbyterian. In 1911 his residence was in Vancouver BC. His wife died in Vancouver. He ran unsuccessfuly in the 1901 municipal elections in Rat Portage.