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Manitoba Photographers: Archibald Louis “Archie” Lee (1878-1958)

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Born at Hamilton, Ontario on 21 August 1878, son of Frederick Lee, he married Marguerite Corley Clarke (1883-1922) and, by 1906, they were living in Winnipeg where he worked in partnership with Robert Taylor McFadden (1879-1939) as a photographer with the Western Art Gallery, after 1930 with the Lee Photo Studio, and in 1932 in a short-lived insurance agency of McFadden & Lee. He and his wife had a daughter Marguerite Eleanor Lee (1907-1995, wife of John Lionel Wyatt Price), lived at 334 Maryland Street, and attended Young Methodist Church. He moved to British Columbia in 1936 and continued to work as a photographer until 1945. He died at Victoria, British Columbia on 17 February 1958 and was buried beside his wife in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Work locations

Year(s)

Address

1906-1932

Western Art Gallery

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Church worker dies,” Winnipeg Tribune, 9 August 1922, page 2.

Death registration [Marguerite Corley Lee, Robert Taylor McFadden], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Death registrations [Archibald Louis Lee, Marguerite Eleanor Price], British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Rob McInnes.

Page revised: 27 November 2020

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