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Ponton, Archibald William, P.L.S. & D.L.S.
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Archibald was born on January 25, 1859 to parents Archibald Sr. and Mary Frances Patterson, at Belleville, Hastings, Ontario. He trained as a land surveyor under Thomas Bolger, P.L.S., and then moved west in 1879 as assistant land surveyor to Bolger. Throughout his career, Archibald was active in Regina and Northwest Territories as a Dominion Land Surveyor and as an architect. He died at Edmonton, Alberta, on 20 January 1915. He was a cousin of Lt. Col. W.N. Ponton.