Featured Deceased Vancouver Island Freemason For November 2017 – David Russell Ker (1862-1923)

Each month Temple Lodge No. 33 and its Vancouver Island Masonic History Project features a Deceased vancouver Island Freemason as a way of highlighting Masonic history and heritage on Vancouver Island.

For November 2017 we are featuring David Russell Ker (1862-1923), a principal of the Brackman-Ker Milling Company, which has left two Heritage Buildings in downtown Victoria: 1407 Government Street and 1420 Broad StreetDavid Russell Ker was a member of Victoria-Columbia Lodge No. 1 in Victoria.

David Russell Ker (1862-1923) was a member of Victoria-Columbia Lodge, No.1 in Victoria, B.C.
David Russell Ker (1862-1923) was a member of Victoria-Columbia Lodge, No.1 in Victoria, B.C.

David Russell Ker’s Brackman-Ker Milling Company has left two Heritage Buildings in downtown Victoria: 1407 Government Street and 1420 Broad Street.

1407 and 1411 Government Street, Victoria, B.C. 1407 Government Street was built in 1889 by the Brackman-Ker Milling Company, which was owned by David Russell Ker, a member of Victoria-Columbia Lodge No. 1
1407 and 1411 Government Street, Victoria, B.C. 1407 Government Street was built in 1889 by the Brackman-Ker Milling Company, which was owned by David Russell Ker, a member of Victoria-Columbia Lodge No. 1
1420 Broad Street, built in 1907 by architect Francis Rattenbury for the Brackman-Ker Milling Company, owned by david Russell Ker, a member of Victoria-Columbia Lodge No. 1
1420 Broad Street, built in 1907 by architect Francis Rattenbury for the Brackman-Ker Milling Company, owned by David Russell Ker, a member of Victoria-Columbia Lodge No. 1

David Russell Ker is buried in Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria.

David Russell Ker, family grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C.
David Russell Ker, family grave, Ross Bay Cemetery, Victoria, B.C.

For more information, see our webpage on David Russell Ker.

 

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