Hobson, Richmond

HOBSON, Richmond, rancher, author (b 1907, Washington, DC; d 1966, Vanderhoof). When his life's savings were wiped out in the stock market crash in 1929, he moved west to Wyoming and met "Pan" PHILLIPS; in 1934 they and another companion came north to explore the Interior of BC. Hobson and Phillips formed the Frontier Cattle Co and established the Home Ranch north of ANAHIM LAKE in the CHILCOTIN. Hobson left the partnership in the 1940s but he and his wife Gloria continued to ranch in the...

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