Walker, Thomas "Tommy"

WALKER, Thomas "Tommy," guide, outfitter (b 1904, Gravesend, England; d 26 Dec 1989, Smithers). After studying brewing he worked in the grain importing business in England, then immigrated to BC in 1929. He settled at Stuie in the COAST MTS, on the ATNARKO R 65 km east of BELLA COOLA. He cleared a farm, became a guide and trapper and operated a sport FISHING resort, Stuie (now Tweedsmuir) Lodge. He played a part in the effort to create TWEEDSMUIR PROVINCIAL PARK in 1937. He and his wife Marion...

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