David Wallace was a doctor living in Kemptville who raised a family of doctors and academics. In this 1911 photograph, Dr. Wallace is shown surrounded by his young family in one of the first automobiles to arrive in Kemptville.
Standing: Dr. Charles K. Wallace, became a Captain in the Canadian Army in WWI.
Seated at steering wheel: Dr. William Gordon Wallace, with Red Cross during WWI; beside him: Minnie Grace Wallace. Graduated from Queen’s in 1919; beside her: Margaret Helene Young, later married to Richard Thompson Young, Canada’s Trade Commissioner to Trinidad & Tobago and then to India & Ceylon. Returned home in 1931. However, she died in 1945 at the age of 39.
Back row: Dr. David Wardrope Wallace, born in North Gower; his wife, Esther Angela Eastman Wallace; and Stuart Allen Wallace.
Girl standing: Annie Esther Wallace
The car is a Franklin Touring Car – one of the first cars in Kemptville, and listed on Dr. Wallace’s driver’s licence from 1911.