Barnard, Francis Stillman

BARNARD, Francis Stillman, businessman/politician, lt gov 1914–19 (b 16 May 1856, Toronto; d 11 Apr 1936, Victoria). He was brought west to the CARIBOO in 1861 by his father, Francis Jones BARNARD, who ran a stage line between the Lower Mainland and the Interior. The younger Barnard was educated in VICTORIA and London, ON, then returned to BC and took control of the family business when his father suffered a disabling stroke in 1880. He expanded his business investments into steamboats, land...

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