Hendry, John

HENDRY, John, pioneer lumberman, railway builder (b 20 Jan 1843, Belledune, NB; d 17 July 1916, Vancouver). After early training in the SAWMILLING business, he came to VANCOUVER in 1872, then went to Washington state and worked as a millwright for 2 years. In 1874 he was hired to oversee reconstruction of the burned-out MOODYVILLE SAWMILL, and stayed to work as night superintendent. In 1876, in partnership with David McNair, he built a sawmill at NANAIMO, which eventually relocated to NEW...

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