Wheeler, Arthur Oliver

WHEELER, Arthur Oliver, surveyor, mountaineer (b 1 May 1860, Lyrath, Ireland; d 20 Mar 1945, Banff, AB). He was a land surveyor, trained in the use of PHOTOGRAPHY in map-making, who was closely associated with the ROCKY MTS for most of his career. In his work as a surveyor he became a skilled mountain climber. He played a leading role in founding the Alpine Club of Canada and was its first president from 1906 to 1910, as well as editor of the Canadian Alpine Journal for 22 years. He also was...

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