James Fraser Paige from Nova Scotia Archives
Photographer: James Fraser Paige.Format: Nitrate Negative.Reference no.: James Fraser Paige Nova Scotia Archives accession no. 1991-088.no. III-95.Scan no.: 201003990..gov.ns.ca/nsarm/ ( http://gov.ns.ca/nsarm/ )
James Fraser Paige was born 13 December 1873 in Pictou NS, the son of James William Fraser and Catherine (Cameron). He was educated at Leytonstone School, London, England, 1878-1887, and completed his mechanical engineering studies at the Mechanics Institute, Truro NS, in 1896. From 1898 to 1941, he was employed as an engineer for shipbuilding companies in Canada and the United States, and also worked in Japan and Italy. He married May Murray, of Truro on 22 December 1897 and they had two children, Emeline and Murray. Paige died 16 February 1942 in Orange, Texas. Nova Scotia Archives acquires, preserves and makes available the province's documentary heritage — recorded information of provincial significance created or accumulated by government and the private sector over the last 300 years. One of Canada's oldest archival institutions, we maintain a strong tradition of client service. Each year we assist thousands of researchers and general-interest visitors, both on site and online, in finding out more about themselves, their families, their communities and their province.