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Fonds AM1088 - George Fitch fonds

"Grouse Mountain Chalet, North Vancouver, B.C. Elevation 3800 Feet" George Fitch Official Japanese delegation posed on stairs of Court House with Mayor Louis D. Taylor and George... Informal group photograph of Louis D. Taylor, the Queen of Romania and others Informal group photograph of Louis D. Taylor, the Queen of Romania and others Louis D. Taylor in his office Louis D. Taylor, George Fitch and three others at Consolidated Mining and Smelting Company store Louis D. Taylor. George Fitch and  one other, probably outside Consolidated Mining and Smelting C... Louis D. Taylor fishing Louis D. Taylor fishing Louis D. Taylor fishing George Fitch and two others at Fishermen's Lodge, location unknown George Fitch and two others Group of men witnessing trophy presentation, includes George Fitch George Fitch, unknown wrestler and one other playing cards Group portrait of three couples at ourdoor event, including George Fitch Group portrait at the end of a banquet table Portrait of boxer Jimmy McLarnin George Fitch, Rita Fitch and daughter Kathleen Merritt at Harrison Hot Springs Hotel gardens Kathleen Merritt, George Fitch, wrestler Emil Klank and Rex Merritt in gardens at Harrison Hot Sp...

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George Fitch fonds

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AM1088

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  • 1918-1950 (Creation)
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    Fitch, George

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  • 0.02 m of textual records
  • 18 photographs

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(1897-1968)

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George Fitch served with the 72nd Seaforth Highlanders in World War I, and then was secretary to Mayors of Vancouver from 1922 to 1934. Following this, he became a wrestling promoter for the Vancouver Boxing Commission. In June 1937 he left wrestling to serve as manager of the Capilano Brewing Company and later joined Lucky Lager Breweries Limited as assistant to the president.

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The fonds includes photographs, correspondence and clippings which provide an outline of Fitch's enterprises. Photographs depict Fitch's World War 1 service, his employment as private secretary to the Mayor of Vancouver, and his career as a wrestling promoter for the Vancouver Boxing Commission.

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Photographs in this fonds have been assigned catalogue numbers with the prefix CVA 1088.

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