Arthur, Dr. Edward Charles

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Arthur, Dr. Edward Charles

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Edward Charles Arthur was born on November 29, 1856 in the Bay of Quinte District, Ontario. He died in Nelson on July 6 1932. He was a founder of Nelson school system, city administrator, mining manager, ex soldier and Nelson city medical health officer. He came to Nelson in 1890 as a doctor on the CPR construction of the railway from Castlegar to Nelson. A founder of the Nelson Board of Trade, member of the Odd Fellows order and grand master of the grand lodge of British Columbia Freemasons. He served as a medical captain in the First World War. He was married to a Dr. Isabel Arthur.


Nelson, British Columbia

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doctor, alderman, soldier, mining manager, medical officer, freemason, oddfellow,
Captain with Canadian Forestry Battalion in First World War.

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