Yale, James Murray

Yale, James Murray
   Entered the service of the Hudson's Bay Company about 1815, when still a boy, and after some years' service east of the mountains, transferred to New Caledonia. Eventually promoted to the rank of chief factor; and retired from the service about 1870, settling near Victoria, where he died. Fort Yale on the Fraser River was named after him.
   Index: D At Stewart Lake, 99; in command at Fort George, 1823, 105.
   Bib.: Bancroft, History of British Columbia.

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