Dewdney Edgar 1835- Born In Devonshire England Came To British

Columbia, 1859. Had charge of survey of site of New Westminster, and

other engineering works. First elected to provincial Legislature, 1869;

returned to Dominion House, 1872. Appointed Indian commissioner for

North-West Territories, 1879; and lieutenant-governor of North-West

Territories, 1881. Member of Dominion Cabinet as minister of interior,

1888-1892. Appointed lieutenant-governor of British Columbia, 1892.