Gibson, James Gordon

GIBSON, James Gordon, logger, politician (b 28 Nov 1904, Goldbottom Creek, YT; d 18 July 1986, Vancouver). Born in a log cabin in the Klondike, he was raised in VANCOUVER. After dropping out of school at age 13, he went LOGGING with his father, William F. Gibson, on the west coast of VANCOUVER ISLAND. From 1918 to the 1930s the family business was based at AHOUSAT on FLORES ISLAND, one of many hand-to-mouth logging operations on the coast. Along with logging and milling, he and his brothers...

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