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HENRY JOSIAH DE FOREST
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de FOREST, Henry Josiah—Landscape painter, Vancouver. Born St. John, N.B., Feb. 5, 1855, son of James F. and Anna J. de Forest. Educ. Sackville Acadamy, New Brunswick. Came to British Columbia, 1891; settled permanently, Vancouver, 1898 where followed profession. Curator Vancouver Museum; sec. and one of founders of Art Historical & Scientific Assn.; member B.C. soc. Fine Arts. Married Ruth J. Newcombe, 1879. Societies: A. F. & A. M. (W.M.); Scottish Rite, A. & A. S. R. 18d; P.Z. R.A.M., K.T. (Gizeh Temple, A.A.O.N., M.S.). Recreations: painting, music. Address: 1871 Broadway, W. Vancouver, B.C.

Who’s Who in Western Canada, A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume I. 1911. Edited by C. W. Parker. Vancouver, Winnipeg, Montreal, Portland : Canadian Press Association, Limited. pp. 157-58.

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