Walker, John E.

Identity area

Type of entity

Person

Authorized form of name

Walker, John E.

Parallel form(s) of name

Standardized form(s) of name according to other rules

Other form(s) of name

Identifiers for corporate bodies

Description area

Dates of existence

History

Joshua Attwood Reynolds Homer was the maternal grandfather of Dr. John Walker. Homer arrived in British Columbia as a gold seeker in the spring of 1858. He eventually settled in New Westminster and worked in the lumber and milling business. In 1863 he was elected to the first legislative council of British Columbia. Three years later, as High Sheriff, he read the proclamation which united the Colony of Vancouver Island with the mainland. In 1882 he was elected as a member of the Canadian House of Commons, a position he held until his death in the fall of 1886. Homer was the first Member of Parliament to represent the City of Vancouver after incorporation.

Places

Legal status

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Access points area

Subject access points

Place access points

Occupations

Control area

Authority record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Level of detail

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Maintenance notes

  • Clipboard

  • Export

  • EAC

Related subjects

Related places