Lorne Lewis

Lorne Lewis (HM1F69)

Location: Victoria, BC 38105 Capital
Country: Canada
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N 48° 24.579', W 123° 20.605'

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Born in New Bedford
Massachussets [sic] in 1814
Died in Victoria in 1912
while a resident of
the Old Men's Home

He came to Victoria from California in 1858 and was appointed by Governor James Douglas as a police constable but racial prejudice made his job difficult. Later he served for many years as district constable on the Songhees Indian Reserve and afterwards was a member of the British Columbia Provincial Police.
HM NumberHM1F69
Year Placed1999
Placed ByBritish Columbia Black History Awareness Society and the Old Cemeteries Society of Victoria
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 12:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 474586 N 5361889
Decimal Degrees48.40965000, -123.34341667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 24.579', W 123° 20.605'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 24' 34.74" N, 123° 20' 36.30" W
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Area Code(s)901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 76-94 Dallas Rd, Victoria BC 38105, CA
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