Frank, Leonard Juda

FRANK, Leonard Juda, photographer (b 3 July 1870, Berne, Germany; d 23 Feb 1944, Vancouver). His father was one of Germany's earliest professional photographers. Frank immigrated to the US in 1892 and 2 years later arrived in BC, intending to prospect for GOLD. He worked for a merchandising firm on VANCOUVER ISLAND, then in 1898 ended up in PORT ALBERNI. He settled there and opened a general store and continued to prospect. He also began taking photographs of the surrounding country;...

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