“Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor”: The Life and Times of A Famous Medicine Hat Remittance Man-Horatio Hamilton Ross

The history of Medicine Hat is full of interesting characters but none were as colourful and had more “swashbuckling” adventures than that of Captain Horatio Hamilton Ross, who graced his presence in Medicine Hat at the turn of the century. 

For anyone interested in the history of Medicine Hat, his story and his unique connection to Medicine Hat is a story, which for many reasons, ought to be told.  READ ON

3 thoughts on ““Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor”: The Life and Times of A Famous Medicine Hat Remittance Man-Horatio Hamilton Ross

  1. Hi Bill, another excellent read. If you are feeling ambitious would you consider writing about John Davies who built and owned our present home. He was the founder of the Foundry. From what the family and people who did know him he was also a very colorful character. Just a thought, have a great day, Roger

  2. Hi, Bill!
    Many thanks–another great piece! Even although I now know the story, I still find it hard to imagine a passenger vessel on the dear ol’ South Sask!
    Cheers–
    Chuck

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