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Architects of Estevan Collegiate Institute, (ECI)
Pleasantdale School, and the "New" Valleyview School
and other great buildings in Saskatchewan

William Gysbert "Van" Van Egmond

I believe his full name was
Anthony Jacob William Gysbert Van Egmond

b- Sept 16, 1883, in Egmondville, Tuckersmith Township,  Huron, ON
d- Oct 9, 1949 on route to Regina Hospital after a Heart Attack,
while on a driving trip to Stoughton for Hunting.
buried in Regina Cemetery
Attended school in Seaforth ON
Studied Architecture in Toronto and New York

son of William David Van Egmond, b- 1847 in ON,
and Jessie Van Egmond, nee Fraser, b- 1853
daughter of Hugh Fraser and Elizabeth Fraser
married Aug 30, 1877 in Seaforth, Huron, ON

Father of William (Jr)- William Van Egmond (Sr)-
Mother of William (Jr), Caroline Chien

Jan 1906 Van married Mabel Isabel Ball
b- Apr 12, 1888, Toronto, York, ON
daughter of John Richard Ball, and Isabella Wright, Toronto ON

2 daughters:
Isabel Dorothy Van Egmond
b- Dec 4, 1906 in Regina SK
d- Nov 13, 1986 in Vancouver, BC, age 79
married John Turner Lockhart, Regina SK
b- Rapid City, MB
lived at 2812 McCallum Ave, Regina
She had 2 children

Mrs. Roy E. Irwin, Oakville ON
possibly Miriam M. Van Egmond
she had a son Stephen Van Egmond Irwin, also an Architect.

Van came to Regina in 1906
became draftsman for Edgar M. Storey
1907 became partner in company.
E. M. Storey and Van Egmond Architects,
 McCallum Hill building Office in Regina

1907 ad

1908 they opened a Branch Office in Saskatoon
room 3, Canadian Bank of Commerce Chambers, Saskatoon

1912 ad

the firm became Van Egmond and Storey
now in partnership with Stan Edgar Storey,
son of Edgar Manly Storey

They designed the Regina General Hospital,
Grey Nuns Hospital, Regina Central Collegiate,
Balfour Technical School, Regina Normal School,
Regina Armoury, Assiniboia Club, Champlain Hotel,
YMCA, Grain show building, King's Hotel, and the Provincial Jail,
Extension to Shaunavon Hospital, Union Hospital at Assiniboia,
Court House, Saskatoon, Albert School, Regina,
Mayor Smith Block, Regina, Court House, Battleford,
Court House, Arcola, School building in Heward,
School building in Battleford, School building in Cupar,
School building in Lemberg, School in Humboldt, School at Rosetown,
School in Biggar, School at Dysart, addition to school at Delisle,
School at Balgonie, School at Ogema, School at Kelliher,
School at Avonlea, School at Southey, School at Buchanan,
Church South Qu'Appelle, Taylor Dept Store in Saskatoon,
Headquarters for SK Co-operative Elevator Company,
corner of 12th and Smith St. in Regina.
Children's Home in Regina on Winnipeg St.,
Town Hall, village of Scott SK., Town Hall at Saltcoats,
Ice Rink at Rouleau, Town Hall at Davidson,
3 buildings at Fort San, ca 1944,
addition to Empire Hotel in Saskatoon, ca 1909,
Ackerman building, RNWMP 3 storey Barracks in 1919,
when the guard room that Louis Riel was hanged in, was demolished.
Empire Opera House, Saskatoon,
Telephone building, Lots 21,22,23, block 309, Regina,
Credit Foncier building, corner of 12th and Cornwall St., Regina
Carnegie Library in Regina, plans personally approved by Mr. Carnegie.
Store and Office building for Merchants Bank of Canada in Moose Jaw.
Power House in Regina ca 1914
more than 60 School buildings around the Province,
including ECI.
1908 offices at suite 501-2 Northern Bank building, Regina

Edgar Manly Storey
b- Sept 16, 1863 in Cherry Valley, Prince Edward County, ON
d- Aug 24, 1913 at his residence on Albert St, in Regina SK, age 50.
after a long illness.
buried in Regina Cemetery
married Phoebe Laturney,
b- Apr 29, 1863 in ON in 1881 census,
(maybe Pittsburg USA per another source ?)
d- 1947
Church of England
lived in Rideau Ward, Kingston ON
 when she married Edgar Sept 14, 1887 in Kingston
daughter of James and Helen Laturney

Father of Edgar, Peter Storey, b- 1836/1837, Prince Edward Co. ON,
in 1861 living in Athol, Prince Edward Co. ON
Mother- Alzina Storey, nee Fox (first name Alzma in his Obituary)
daughter of Stephen Dodson Fox, and Mary Davis of Camden East
Edgar Storey was one of 7 children

Edgar and Phoebe had 5 children I have found:


 Stanley Edgar Storey
b- Aug 3, 1888 in Kingston, Frontenac, ON
d- Nov 5, 1959 in Hospital in Regina, age 71
Buried in a Soldier's Plot, Regina Cemetery.
lived at 2207 Smith St. in Regina when he died.
enlisted in WWI at Sewell, July 21, 1915, Reg #3381
mother next of kin at 2956 Cameron St, Regina SK
Served first with the Cavalry in France until 1917, then as a Pilot,
in the Royal Flying Corps.
received his flying wings in 1918.
Educated at Queen's University, Kingston ON
Studied architecture at Mass Institute of Technology.
He designed the Motherwell building, Sheldon-Williams collegiate,
Balfour Technical School, Regina General Hospital
Grey Nuns Hospital, Central Collegiate,
Original Scott Collegiate, McCallum-Hill building, Kerr Block, Mitchell block,
Extension to Army and Navy building in Regina,
the Exhibition Auditorium, grandstand and Stadium,
Balfour, Frontenac, and Chateau apartments, Eddy apartments.
St. Peter's Hospital in Melville, Pleasantdale School in Estevan,
Valleyview School in Estevan, and Qu'Appelle Diocesan Auditorium.
Member Grey Nuns Hospital Board of Directors,
Life member of Regina Branch of the Canadian Legion,
Honourary Member of the Estevan Branch of the Canadian Legion
member of Regina Chamber of Commerce,
Member of St. Paul's Cathedral.
After 1955 he was in partnership with a Mr. Wendell E. Marvin
1954 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.
Became member of the Sask. Assoc. of Architects in 1912
Came to Regina with his dad in 1906
Jan 1922 he married Mabel McNichol from Plattsville, ON

daughter- Phoebe Alzina "Allie" Storey
b- June 12, 1891 in Kingston, Frontenac, ON
d- aft 1959
Single in 1959
living at 14 Frontenac Apartments in 1959

daughter- Ellen Edith Storey
b- Oct 9, 1893 in Kingston, Frontenac, ON
d- ?

son- Norman Montrose Storey
b- Oct 1, 1896 in Kingston, Frontenac, ON
(one source says Nov 1, 1896)
d- aft 1959, bef 1983
enlisted in WWI, July 3, 1914, in Regina SK, Reg #2233342
next of kin, his mother- 3024, 13th Ave. Regina SK
Occupation- Clerk
Lived at 315 Leopold Cres. in 1959
Secretary Concrete Products Ltd., Regina, ca 1931
married Ada Helena Slusher
b- in Elginburg ON
d- Mar 7, 1983, Cowichan District Hospital, Duncan BC, age 79

daughter- Bessie Storey
b- Dec 20, 1898 in ON

One of the daughters married a Mr. W. C. Mahon,
who was alive in 1959, living at 2278 Argyle st.


Edgar Worked for R. P. White in Brooklyn NY, 1880-1893
Had his own business in Kingston from 1893-1905/06
He moved to Regina and worked with his son
Stanley "Stan" Edgar Storey
Edgar attended High School at Sydenham ON, and at Brooklyn NY
His firm came in 2nd for building the SK Prov. Government buildings.

ECI Drawings 1912




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