See fonds level description for biographical history. Reverend Arthur Wellesley Richard Whiteman was born in 1865 in Teeswater, ON. He graduated with a Bachelors Degree from Queen’s University and received his Bachelor of Divinity from his studies at the Belfast and Edinburgh Universities. He also attended Robertson College for a year in Edmonton. Rev. Whiteman began his career as a missionary in British Columbia. He worked in Presbyterian churches in Cardston, Cochrane, Calgary and Macleod. At Knox Church in Calgary he was financial secretary and assistant minister for nine years. He was active in the church union question, and organized congregation members at Knox Church and St. Andrew’s, Macleod who voted against union. He married Nina L. Whiteman (nee Grenny) in 1898, and their daughter Dorothy Whiteman was born in 1901. Rev. Whiteman died in 1926 in Macleod, AB.
Scope & Content
One file of Reverend A. W. R. Whiteman's address books.
File includes a Blue-bird Notebook used as an address book at Robertson College, a leather address book Reverend Whiteman used at Knox Church, which held a black and white photograph of three Chinese women and a Canada Registration Board card dated June 20, 1918.