August 30, 1907: Judge Mifflin Gibbs visits Victoria

Pioneer of Victoria spends day in the city, Judge Gibbs of Little Rock Arkansas, here in the gold rush”. Colonist, August 31, 1907

The article includes a review of Gibbs career since leaving Victoria in 1869 and some details about his time here. “being engaged in business on Yates Street, between Government and Wharf streets, the firm being Lester&Gibbs and their business being the fitted out of prospectors as well as a general grocery trade. Mr. Gibbs owned five acres of land at the corner of Michigan and Menzies where he lived and where his five children were born..”
*Gibbs was elected a U.S. municipal judge in 1873. Image B-01601 Courtesy of Royal BC Museum and Archives