John James Embury 8
- Born: 19 Jan 1889, Stratford, Perth Co., Ontario, Canada 8
- Marriage: Margaret May Mann on 10 Jul 1912 in Stratford, Ontario, Canada
- Died: 4 Nov 1985, Mission, B.C., Canada aged 96
John was a photographer. He worked his way across Canada taking pictures of farms etc., and finally settled in Kamloops B.C. in 1919. He worked for Taylors Book Store on Victoria Street south. Started his own photography business in 1920 out of his home at 638 Victoria Street, and then moved the business to the 200 block Victoria Street. John sold the business in 1947. He sold Watkins Products for a number of years out of his home at 992 Nicola St. Kamloops. After his wife Margaret's death, John moved to Vancouver in 1956 where he and his brother Leonard shared a home. John enjoyed playing crib and going to the horse races. In July 1980, after Leonard's death, he moved into Pleasant View Home in Mission B.C..
John married Margaret May Mann, daughter of James Mann and Isabella Patterson, on 10 Jul 1912 in Stratford, Ontario, Canada. (Margaret May Mann was born on 22 May 1891 in Ethel, Ontario, Canada,9 died on 4 Jun 1953 in Kamloops, B.C., Canada 9 and was buried in Kamloops, B.C., Canada 9.)