Fonds AR120 - H.H. Stevens fonds

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H.H. Stevens fonds

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  • 1953-1959 (Creation)
    Stevens, H.H. (Henry Herbert)

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1 folder

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H.H. Stevens was born in England and went to Peterborough, Ontario with his family in 1887. He moved to Vernon, B.C. in 1894, and worked as a grocer, a miner and prospector. After serving in the American Army during the Depression, he went into the real estate business in Vancouver, and became president of Vancouver Holdings Limited. He served as an alderman, 1910-1911 and MP for Vancouver ridings (1911-1930), and for East Kootenay (1930-1940). In 1921 he served as Minister of Trade and Commerce, and in 1926 as Minister of Custom and Excise. From 1930-1934 he was Minister of Trade and Commerce. In 1935 he formed the Reconstruction Party. In 1938 he rejoined the Conservative Party. In 1952 he became the President of the Vancouver Board of Trade.

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The fonds consists of correspondence between Stevens and Marinos Evanghelou Constantacatos, including copies of Constantacatos' "Money and Credit", Chapter 1, and "Money and Prices".

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BCAUL control number: UVICARCH-108

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