Chown, Mount

Alberta. Mount
Head of Jackpine River, 5 km NW of Mount Bess
53° 23’49” N 119° 25′ 3″ W — Map 83E/6 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1912.
Name officially adopted in 1956
Official in Canada
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John Memeno, the last Cree Indian to remember James Evans, with church leaders at Norway House, Manitoba, 1925. Chown at the right.

John Memeno, the last Cree Indian to remember James Evans, with church leaders at Norway House, Manitoba, 1925. Chown at the right.
United Church of Canada Archives

Named in 1912 by H. A. Stevens after Samuel Dwight Chown (1853–1933), formerly General Superintendent of the Methodist Church of Canada.

References:

  • Karamitsanis, Aphrodite. Place names of Alberta. Volume 1: Mountains, Mountain Parks and Foothills. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1991
  • Wikipedia. Samuel Dwight Chown

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