January 1, 1852 - June 10, 1947
Originally from Peterborough, Ontario, Alexander Bethune served as Vancouver mayor for 1907-1908.
A shoe merchant, Bethune had served five years as alderman before being elected mayor.
Founding member of Acacia Lodge No. 22.
Acacia Lodge UD
Source: Grand Lodge of BC and Yukon records. "Mayors of Vancouver", Donna-Jean MacKinnon,
The Greater Vancouver Book
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