1886

Vancouver City Council 1886

Mayor: M. A. MacLean Aldermen: Robert Balfour Charles A. Coldwell Peter Cordiner Thomas Dunn Joseph Griffith Joseph Humphries Harry Hemlow E. P. Hamilton L. A. Hamilton Joseph Northcott source: MADDEN, W. D., 2003, Elected Officials of Vancouver, [online], Internet Archive,

Vancouver Mayor & Aldermen for 1886

Vancouver’s first election on May 3, 1886, was a wild affair, rife with labour unrest and racism. The favourite going into the election was Hastings Sawmill manager Richard Alexander, of Alexander Street fame. But a strike at Hastings Sawmill divided

1887

Vancouver Mayor & Aldermen for 1887

Mayor:  M.A. MacLean Aldermen: Ward 1:  L.A. Hamilton, John M. Lefevre Ward 2:  Joseph Humphries, Joseph Manion Ward 3:  Richard H. Alexander, Robert Clark Ward 4:  Edwin Sanders, George H. Lock Ward 5:  David Oppenheimer, Isaac Oppenheimer information from Vancouver’s

Vancouver City Council 1887

Mayor: M. A. MacLean Aldermen: L. A. Hamilton (Ward 1) John M. Lefevre (Ward 1) Joseph Humphries (Ward 2) Joseph Manion (Ward 2) Richard H. Alexander (Ward 3) Robert Clark (Ward 3) Edwin Sanders (Ward 4) George H. Lock (Ward

1888

Vancouver Mayor & Aldermen for 1888

Oppenheimer (b. 1832, Bleiskastel, Germany, d. 1897) was one of early Vancouver’s biggest landowners and businessmen. He was elected by acclamation for two of his four one-year terms. During Oppenheimer’s tenure, the city’s first water main was laid from the

Vancouver City Council 1888

Mayor: David Oppenheimer Aldermen: Sam Brighouse (Ward 1) John M. Lefevre (Ward 1) Joseph Humphries (Ward 2) John Dougall (Ward 2) Henry Bell-Irving (Ward 3, resigned) Robert Clark Charles A. Coldwell (Ward 3, elected in byelection) Richard H. Alexander (Ward

Election results for Vancouver City Council of 1889

This document was transcribed in July of 2018 by volunteer Gerald Soon. These election results were published in the “Vancouver Daily World” on December 10, 1888.  The winners took office in January of 1889 for a term of one year. 

Michael Costello, Vancouver Alderman

This biography of Vancouver Alderman Michael Costello was originally published in the Vancouver Daily World newspaper of December 31, 1888, and transcribed by volunteer Judy Lam Maxwell, owner of Historical Chinatown Tours, in May of 2018. MICHAEL COSTELLO a representative

W. J. Brewer, Vancouver Alderman

This biography of Vancouver Alderman W. J. Brewer was originally published in the Vancouver Daily World newspaper of December 31, 1888, and transcribed by volunteer Lesley H. in May of 2018. the colleague of Robt. Clark, in Ward 3, comes

Mayor David Oppenheimer biography

At the end of December, 1888 the “Vancouver Daily World” newspaper published biographies of Mayor-Elect David Oppenheimer and the Aldermen who would form the Council for 1889.

Gilbert S. McConnell, Vancouver Alderman

Alderman G. S. McConnell

This biography of Vancouver Alderman Gilbert S. McConnell was originally published in the Vancouver Daily World newspaper of December 31, 1888, and transcribed by Transcribimus volunteer Leesa Poffenroth in May of 2018. GILBERT S. M’CONNELL, who has been re-elected for

Samuel Brighouse, Vancouver Alderman

This biography of Vancouver Alderman Sam Brighouse was originally published in the Vancouver Daily World newspaper of December 31, 1888, and transcribed by volunteer Judy Lam Maxwell, owner of Historical Chinatown Tours, in May of 2018. SAMUEL BRIGHOUSE was born

Robert Clark, Vancouver Alderman

This biography of Vancouver Alderman Robert Clark was originally published in the Vancouver Daily World newspaper of December 31, 1888, and transcribed by volunteer Leesa Poffenroth in May of 2018. ROBERT CLARK is a Scotchman. He was born in the

Isaac Oppenheimer, Vancouver Alderman

Alderman-Isaac Oppenheimer

This biography of Vancouver Alderman Isaac Oppenheimer was originally published in the Vancouver Daily World newspaper of December 31, 1888, and transcribed by volunteer Chris Mizzoni in May of 2018. Chris also transcribed the original 1886 nomination, signed by Isaac

1889

W. F. Salsbury, Vancouver Alderman

This biography of Vancouver Alderman W. F. Salsbury was originally published in the Vancouver Daily World of December 31, 1888, and transcribed by volunteer Lesley H. in May of 2018. As a representative for Ward I, came out at the

Vancouver City Council 1889

Mayor: David Oppenheimer Aldermen: Sam Brighouse (Ward 1) J. F. Salsbury (Ward 1) J. W. Horne (Ward 2) James Whetham (Ward 2) M. J. Brower (Ward 3) Robert Clark (Ward 3) Michael Costello (Ward 4) G. S. McConnell (Ward 4)

Vancouver Mayor & Aldermen for 1889

Mayor:  David Oppenheimer Aldermen: Ward 1:  Sam Brighouse, J.F. Salsbury Ward 2:  J.W. Horne, James Whetham Ward 3:  M.J. Brower, Robert Clark Ward 4:  Michael Costello, G.S. McConnell Ward 5:  John M. Lefevre (resigned), Isaac Oppenheimer, Hamilton Mason (elected in

Election results for Vancouver Mayor & Aldermen for 1890

This document was transcribed by volunteer Gerald Soon in July of 2018. These election results were published in the “Vancouver Daily World” on December 10, 1889.  The winners took office in January of 1890 for a term of one year. 

1890

Vancouver Mayor & Aldermen for 1890

Mayor: David Oppenheimer Aldermen: Ward 1:  J.M. Browning, J.T. Carroll Ward 2: James F. Garden, J.W. Horne Ward 3:  J.M. Fox, F.W. Sentell Ward 4:  Michael Costello, Malcolm McLeod Ward 5: Charles Doering*, Hamilton Mason information from Vancouver’s Elected Representatives

Vancouver City Council 1890

Mayor: David Oppenheimer Aldermen: J. M. Browning (Ward 1) J. T. Carroll (Ward 1) James F. Garden (Ward 2) J. W. Horne (Ward 2) J. M. Fox (Ward 3) F. W. Sentell (Ward 3) Michael Costello (Ward 4) Malcolm McLeod

1891

Vancouver City Council 1891

Mayor: David Oppenheimer Alderman: Sam Brighouse (Ward 1) J. T. Carroll (Ward 1) James F. Garden (Ward 2, resigned) Alexander Godfrey (Ward 2) A. W. Scoullar (Ward 2, elected in byelection)* C. G. Hobson (Ward 3) William Templeton (Ward 3)

Vancouver Mayor & Aldermen for 1891

Mayor: David Oppenheimer Aldermen: Ward 1:  Sam Brighouse, J.T. Carroll Ward 2:  James F. Garden (resigned), Alexander Godfrey, A.W. Scouller (elected in byelection) Ward 3:  C.G. Hobson, William Templeton Ward 4:  William Brown, John McDowell Ward 4:  H. De Pencier

1892

Vancouver Mayor & Aldermen for 1892

The election of Fred Cope (b. 1860, d. 1897) in 1892 was the closest in Vancouver’s history, with a winning margin of 11 votes over his rival Dr. J.T. Carroll. Cope was also the youngest mayor in Vancouver history, only

Vancouver City Council 1892

Mayor: Fred Cope Aldermen: R. A. Anderson (Ward 1) H. E. Connon (Ward 1) Henry Collins (Ward 2) A. W. Scoullar (Ward 2)* H. R. McCraney (Ward 3) W. J. McGuigan (Ward 3) J. L. Franklin (Ward 4) Edward Odlum

1893

Vancouver City Council 1893

Mayor: Fred Cope Aldermen: R. A. Anderson (Ward 1) W. F. Salsbury (Ward 1) Henry Collins (Ward 2) J. A. Hackett (Ward 2) William Cargill (Ward 3) H. R. McCraney (Ward 3) J. L. Franklin (Ward 4) George W. Hobson

1894

Vancouver City Council 1894

Vancouver City Council 1894 Mayor: R. A. Anderson Aldermen: W. F. Salsbury (Ward 1) H. P. Shaw (Ward 1) Henry Collins (Ward 2) C. L. Queen (Ward 2) D. McPhaiden (Ward 3) H. R. McCraney (Ward 3) William Brown (Ward