Rattenbury, Francis Mawson

RATTENBURY, Francis Mawson, architect (b 11 Oct 1867, Leeds, England; d 28 Mar 1935, Bournemouth, England). He trained as an architect in England with his uncles and was already an award-winning designer when he immigrated to BC in 1892. He opened an office in VANCOUVER; less than a year later he won a competition to design the new LEGISLATIVE BUILDINGS in VICTORIA. He moved to the capital, which remained his home for the next 3 decades. During the Klondike GOLD RUSH he founded a transportation...

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