Houghton, Charles Frederick

HOUGHTON, Charles Frederick, soldier (b Kilkenny, Ireland; d 13 Aug 1898, Victoria). A close friend of the VERNON brothers, he accompanied them from Ireland to BC in 1863. He settled on land near the north end of OKANAGAN LK at COLDSTREAM, where he was a prominent gentleman farmer. In 1872 he served briefly as an MP in Ottawa before resigning his seat. He sold his share of the Coldstream property to the Vernons in 1873 and joined the Canadian militia. He was deputy adjutant general for BC and...

If you are already registered on KnowBC, login now to get access to the full article.

You may already have access to KnowBC through your school, university or library.

If you do not already have access to KnowBC, you can subscribe.