Member Biography

William Christie

(1876.02.13 – 1950.04.02)
Commission #032

  • Born 1876 in Sullivan Township near Chesley, Ontario – son of late Mr. & Mrs. Robert Christie.
  • Attended high school in Walkerton, ON and Owen Sound, ON
  • Graduated, University of Toronto in 1902 with B.A. Sc.
  • As a Dominion Lands Surveyor, surveyed throughout Western Canada, Peace River district, Ontario & Maritimes.
  • Worked with Topographic Surveys of old Dept. of Interior for many years in Ottawa.
  • In 1931, returned to Prince Albert, SK where he engaged in private surveying as an SLS.
  • Member of the Engineering Institute of Canada
  • Was survived by his wife Catherine, one daughter, Beatrice (Mrs. Hugh) Sykes of Deep River, ON, and one son, John K Christie, with the Ontario Electric Company.