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Tel:
867.667.5121
Fax: 867.393.6201
Email: commissioner@gov.yk.ca

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Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2B7

 

Percy Reid

Photo of Percy ReidTerm of Office: 1925 (April 1) – 1927 (Novermber 14)
Preceded by: George Patton MacKenzie
Succeeded by: George Allan Jeckell

Born: 1874, Prince Edward Island
Died: 1927 (November 14), Dawson City, Yukon

 

  • He worked for the government of Yukon as a mining recorder beginning in 1899.
  • He worked for the Canadian Immigration Department and in that capacity travelled to China in 1921 to open Canadian immigration offices.
  • He was appointed as Acting Gold Commissioner in 1924 after George MacKenzie left the position and he became Gold Commissioner of Yukon in 1925.
  • He died suddenly in 1927.