BOWSER, William J. was born on December 3, 1867 in Rexton, New Brunswick. Father English, mother Scotch.
Studied at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia. Bachelor of Laws.
Called to New Brunswick Bar, 1890. British Columbia Bar, 1891. Queen’s Counsel 1900.
Grand Master of Masons, 1904. Contested Dominion Parliament, 1896. Provincial Parliament, 1898. King’s Counsel; Attorney-General in Provincial Cabinet since 1907; Minister of Finance since 1909; Member Provincial Parliament for City of Vancouver since 1903; Barrister.