Haig-Brown, Roderick Langmere

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Haig-Brown, Roderick Langmere

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1908-1976.

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Roderick Haig-Brown, author, environmentalist and Justice of the Peace, was born in Sussex, England. He moved to B.C. in 1927, where he worked as a logger, trapper, guide and fisherman. He returned to England in 1929 where he remained until 1931 to publish his first book, Silver. In 1934 Haig-Brown and his wife Ann moved to Campbell River, B.C. and purchased their now famous residence in 1936. Haig-Brown's writings include books, articles and short stories about fish and fishing, books for and about boys and books on Canadian history. Haig-Brown was not only a writer but also a magistrate and judge of the juvenile court of Campbell River and Chancellor of the University of Victoria from 1970 to 1973.

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Haig-Brown, Alan (1941-)

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Haig-Brown, Alan is the child of Haig-Brown, Roderick Langmere

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