Capital Lives Volumn II (in stock)

©2010 Valerie Knowles

Author: Valerie Knowles
Published: 2010
all rights reserved
ISBN 978-0-9698795-1-0 (v. 2)

176 pages
Format 5½" x 8.5" inches
Soft Cover

Availability:
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Rideau Branch Ottawa Archives, Tuesdays 9:30am - 4:30pm
valerieknowles@bell.net

This follow-up to Valerie Knowles first edition of Capital Lives profiles another 32 well known Ottawa personalities including early settlers, such as Braddish Billings (1783-1864) and Ottawa business woman Isabel Percival (1903-1998).  The book is an important addition to Ottawa’s local history.  It features 1000 words profiles for the 16 persons the author has chosen.  It includes profiles for the following people.

1. PHYSICIANS

Dr. Alexander Christie (1787-1843)

Dr. Maureen Roberts (1915-2004)

2. ENGINEER

Andrew George Latta McNaughton (1887-1966)

Chalmers Jack Mackenzie (1888-1984)

3. ENTREPRENEURS

Braddish Billings (1783-1864)

Thomas McKay (1792-1855)

Joseph Merrill Currier (1820-1884)

Moses Bilsky (1829-1923)

Rolla L. Crain (1865-194 7)

Isabel Percival (1903-1998)

4. PHILANTHROPISTS

Maria Thorburn (1835-1926)

Andrew Fleck (1848-1924)

Harry Stevenson Southam (1875-1954)

William Alastair Gamble (1911-1993)

5. CREATIVE ARTISTS

William Lett (1819-1892)

William James Topley (184 5-19 30)

Archibald Lampman (1861-1899)

Agnes Mary Scott (Davis) (1863-1927)

Charles Bowman (1883-1978)

Henri Masson (1907-1996)

Judith Crawley (1914-1986)

6. MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT

Jean-Luc Pepin (1924-1995)

7. PUBLIC SERVANTS

George Mercer Dawson (1849-1901)

Otto Julius Klotz (1852-1923)

Oscar Douglas Skelton (1878-1941)

Isabella Preston (1881-1965)

Hoyes Lloyd (1888-1878)

Graham Towers (1897-197 5)

John A. Hopps (1919-1998)

8. MAYORS

Stanley Lewis (1888-1970)

9. NUNS

Elisabeth Bruyere (1818-1876)

Marie Thomas d'Aquin (1877-1963)