Item 1977.1.123 - Detective & Chief of Police Jack Foster

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Detective & Chief of Police Jack Foster

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John Russel (Jack) Foster (1853-1941) served on both the Winnipeg and provincial police forces before being appointed Brandon's Chief of Police in 1890. After two years in this role he resigned to establish his own private detective agency. Foster worked as a private detective until 1910. He was then a provincial vehicle inspector from 1911 until his retirement in 1915.

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CA DHM 1977.1-1977.1.123

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  • 1893 (Creation)
    William H. Irwin
    Brandon (Man.)

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8" x 4" (b/w)

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Donated to the Daly House Museum by the City of Brandon in 1977.

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Photographed studio portrait of City of Brandon Detective & Chief of Police Jack Foster.

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Negative available at the Daly House Museum.

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