Walker, James “Jim”

Jim was born in Monymusk, Scotland on August 9, 1887. He first came to Canada in 1919, likely after having served in the British Army during World War I. He met and married Ethel Florence Crampton while working in Morse, Saskatchewan. They moved to British Columbia in the early 1920s, and to the Sexsmith area in 1928. Jim opened a bakery in Sexsmith, and later a second bakery in Fairview. Around 1940 the family moved to Fairview. Jim died on January 27, 1948.

Sources: surname file; Wagon Trails Grown Over p. 715, 1148; Buffalo Trails p. 261; numerous clippings