Featured Deceased Vancouver Island Freemason For May 2017 – Eli Harrison Jr. (1852-1930)

As part of our Vancouver Island Masonic History Project we are starting a monthly feature highlighting a deceased Vancouver Island Freemason who has played a role in Vancouver Island history.

This is our second such post. Our Featured Deceased Vancouver Island Freemason for April 2017 is Eli Harrison Jr. (1852-1930), a member of Vancouver & Quadra Lodge No. 2 and a former Supreme Court Judge in Nanaimo.

Judge Eli Harrison Jr.
Judge Eli Harrison Jr.

Eli Harrison’s home, built in 1892, is still standing at 546 Prideaux Street in Nanaimo. It is listed on the Canadian Register of Historic Places and the City of Nanaimo Heritage Register.

Harrison House, 546 Prideaux Street, Nanaimo. Built in 1892 for Judge Eli Harrison. (photo by Temple Lodge Historian)
Harrison House, 546 Prideaux Street, Nanaimo. Built in 1892 for Judge Eli Harrison. (photo by Temple Lodge Historian)

Judge Eli Harrison Jr. is buried in Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, along with his father, Eli Harrison Sr., Past Grand Master.

For more information see our webpage on Judge Eli Harrison Jr. 

 

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