Pattullo, Thomas Dufferin "Duff"

PATTULLO, Thomas Dufferin "Duff," businessman and premier 15 Nov 1933–9 Dec 1941 (b 19 Jan 1873, Woodstock, ON; d 29 Mar 1956, Victoria). After graduating from school, he tried his hand at banking and newspaper editing before entering politics. He used his father's LIBERAL PARTY connections in 1897 to land a job with an official delegation sent by the federal government to establish a territorial administration in the Yukon. He trekked across the CHILKOOT PASS and arrived in Dawson City in...

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