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Lytton Shatford

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Lytton Wilmot Shatford (February 4, 1873 - November 8, 1920) was a politician and businessman in British Columbia, Canada. Biography Born in Hubbards, Nova Scotia, he moved west during one of the British Columbia gold rushes where he and his brother, Walter Tyrrel Shatford, ran a general store in the gold mining town of Fairview near what is now Oliver. They also owned the Shatford Mercantile Store in Hedley which was one of the town's first permanent structures. In 1905, the brothers established the Southern Okanagan Land Company. They proceeded to purchase and subdivide land north of the Canada/US border and installed in irrigation system in the area of Vaseux Lake. In 1918, they sold to the government of British Columbia for $300,000 in order to settle demobilized Canadian soldiers following World War I. Shatford was elected to the British Columbia Legislative Assembly in the 1903 provincial election as a Conservative representing the riding of Similkamee
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