Order of Canada
Gerald Smedley Andrews, C.M., M.B.E., O.B.C., B.Sc., D.Eng., F.R.G.S.
|Gerald Smedley Andrews, C.M., M.B.E., O.B.C., B.Sc., D.Eng., F.R.G.S.
|Member of the Order of Canada
||October 25, 1990
||April 17, 1991
| One of our last explorers with a wealth of stories from his colourful life as a frontier teacher, farm and ranch hand, cook, horse wrangler, engineer and soldier, he was responsible for mapping some of the remaining uncharted wilderness areas of the interior of British Columbia. An expert in photogrammetry, as Surveyor General of British Columbia and Boundaries Commissioner, he contributed great to the geographical, economic and cultural development of his beloved province.
|Deceased on December 5, 2005.