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Wilson, Harriet A.
PMA 27 · Person · 1869 - 1958

Harriet Wilson (1869 - 1958) was the wife of Rev. Randle Hugh Wilson, the first resident minister of St. Anne’s Anglican Church from 1912 – 1914. She was born in 1869 and moved to Parksville with her husband in 1912. In 1914, Rev. Wilson died and to support her family Harriet Wilson established a nursing home for births on a property adjacent to the Church. She operated the nursing home from 1914 to 1929. A logbook records each of births. Harriet Wilson died in 1958.

Ohs, Robert
PMA 31 · Person · 1911-1973

Robert Ohs was born and raised in Port Alberni, British Columbia. He graduated from Victoria Normal School before beginning his teaching career at Hillers School. He taught there from 1938 to 1939. In addition to his teaching, Robert Ohs was involved in coaching the school’s soccer teams. He left teaching to pursue a legal career leading to the establishment of a law office in Port Alberni. He was the solicitor to the Port Alberni City Council before being appointed a provincial judge. Robert Ohs died in 1973 in Victoria.