Quebec History Marianopolis College

Date Published:
February 2006

L’Encyclopédie de l’histoire du Québec / The Quebec History Encyclopedia


Jack Evans


Manager, Evans Bros., Dry Goods, 5716 Sherbrooke St., W., Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Que. Born Berriew, Montgomeryshire, N. Wales, July 29, 1889, son of William Evans. Educated: Endowed School; Berriew and Welshpool County School. (Central Welsh Board Junior Examination). Three years apprenticeship to Dry Goods at R. & R. Hughes, Oswestry, England; two years at Messrs. John Barnes & Co., Finchley Road, London, England. Came to Canada, 1910. Manager of Branch Store 1914 to Sept., 1915. Opened Branch Store for Evans Bros., Nov., 1919, at 5716 Sherbrooke St. W., where he is at present Manager. Joined 87th Canadian Grenadier Guards, Sept. 4, 1915; went to France with Battalion; wounded in the battle of the Somme, Nov. 18, 1916. Married Mabel Constance Lee, Sept. 15, 1919. Has two daughters. Club: Kiwanis. Society: St. David's Welsh Society. Recreations: Football, cricket, tennis. Methodist. Residence: 48 Melrose Ave., Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Que.


Source: Prominent People of the Province of Quebec, 1923-24, Montreal, Biographical Society of Canada, Limited, undated and unpaginated. Correct French spelling and accents have been restored.


© 2006 Claude Bélanger, Marianopolis College