|Birth: ||Feb. 17, 1859|
New Brunswick, Canada
|Death: ||Jul. 22, 1928|
British Columbia, Canada
The Honorable George H V Bulyea was the first Lieutenant Governor of Alberta, serving from 1 Sep 1905 to 20 Oct 1915. He was the youngest person ever appointed to service in this positon. He played an important role in the early history of the Province of Alberta. George was a descendant of United Empire Loyalists; his great-grandparents were born in New York, James Albert Bulyea was a captain with the 1st Battalion of the Queens County Militia, which was headquartered in Gagetown.
He graduated in 1878 with a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of New Brunswick at Fredericton. He went into teaching and served as principal of the Sheffield Grammar School, Sunbury County from 1878 until 1882. After moving to the West Territories in 1883 he was a merchant, dealing in flour and feed, and was active in local government.
His only child, Percy McFarlane Bulyea, who was born in 1885, died at the age of fifteen on 5 Feb 1901 of a paralytic condition.
Annie Blanche Babbit Bulyea (1863 - 1934)*
Percy McFarlane Bulyea (1885 - 1901)*
Regina Census Division
Created by: Beverly Burnett
Record added: Feb 07, 2011
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