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Resigned in 1887 to contest the, constituency for the Federal House (defeated). Mr. Ross enjoys the reputation of being the strongest administrator the Yukon had during the pioneer days of the Klondyke. Mr. Ross suffered a sad bereavement when his wife and infant child were drowned when the Canadian Pacific liner Islander went down on the Pacific Coast. Mr. Ross afterwards resigned the Commissionership and was elected representative for the Yukon in the Federal House at Ottawa. He has been a strong political partisan all his life, but singularly free of personal animosities is esteemed by all. A pioneer of this last frontier in Canada.

 

 

 

REED: Hayter, Ex-Commissioner of Indian Affairs, N.W.T. Came to West with the Wolseley expedition; one of the few survivors left. Married Miss Armour, daughter of Judge Armour, a family that has given to Canada many brilliant professional men. When the provisional battalion was disbanded in Winnipeg and Colonel Allan McDonald came to Qu' Appelle as Indian Agent for treaty, some time in the seventies, Mr. Reed also went into the service of the Indian Department and was agent at Battleford for a period. He was a man of strong personality and executive ability, and soon attracted the attention of the Honourable Mr. Dewdney, who at that time united the two offices of Lieut.-Governor of the North-west Territory and Indian Commissioner. Mr. Reed was appointed as Assistant to the Administrator of the Indian Department, with the title of Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs. Held this position during the Northwest Rebellion of 1885, and on one occasion came very near being captured by the Indians. Promoted to the Commissionership, afterwards Deputy Superintendent-General of Indian Affairs at Ottawa. Retired, from the civil service. Was secretary St. James Club, Montreal, superintendent in charge of hotels, Canadian Pacific Railway. In this work he was greatly

 

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