Ralph Stanley Plant
1899 – 1949
Ralph was born in Ilford, Essex, England and his mother passed away shortly thereafter. His father remarried and he moved to Vancouver in 1910 where he spent most of the rest of his life. he married Ruth Hetherington and they had six children; Paul, Elva, Albert, Barbara, Keith and Sandra.
Ralph worked in the lumber industry, serving his apprenticeship in sales in Toronto, returning to Vancouver to start his own lumber wholesale firm. He was active in the community, charities, the church and politics and died at home in 1949.