Allan Berlin Rice
Section 10, Lot 537
Descended from United Empire Loyalist stock and Born November 11, 1858, Allan Rice was the civic-minded editor of the influential newspaper, The Tribune, from 1889 to 1904. He became the manager of a unique facility in the town, the customs house, and later served as Chairman of the West Toronto Public Library Board. In 1949–50 he published a column in the West Toronto Weekly in which he chronicled the political and social forces which shaped West Toronto Junction. Rice died on August 2, 1950.