Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 144 years

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

Link to:
Work locations | Samples | Sources

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




Western Art Gallery


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

Error processing SSI file
MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations

© 1998-2023 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.