Featured Deceased Vancouver Island Freemason For December 2017 – Amor de Cosmos (1825-1897)

Each month Temple Lodge No. 33 features a Deceased Vancouver Island Freemason as part of our Vancouver Island Masonic History Project and as a way of highlighting the contributions Freemasons have made to Vancouver Island.

For December 2017 we a featuring Amor de Cosmos (1825-1897), a charter Member of Victoria Lodge 1085, the first Masonic Lodge on Vancouver Island, the founder of the British Daily Colonist (now the Times-Colonist), M.L.A., second Premier of B.C. and Member of Parliament for Victoria.

Amor de Cosmos (1825-1897) - photo from B.C. Archives
Amor de Cosmos (1825-1897) – photo from B.C. Archives

Amor de Cosmos is buried in Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C.

Amor de Cosmos grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C.
Amor de Cosmos grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C.

See our webpage on Amor de Cosmos.

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