Perry was involved in provincial politics (1920-1945):
He was also the owner and editor of several regional newspapers: Fort George Tribune, The Prince George Citizen, The Nechako Chronicle, and the Prince Rupert Daily News.
He played an instrumental role in many infrastructure projects:
Physical Extent: 3.18 m of textual records and other material
Records series: 1) Photographs; 2) Political Activities; 3) Business Ventures; 4) Personal Life; and 5) Miscellaneous Historical Information Files and includes Speakers' Decisions (1877-1943) from the BC Legislative Assembly and Perry’s annotations. A sub-series includes materials relating to his son Frank Perry and his unsuccessful political campaign. See also the Peace River Expedition Photograph Collection contains a photo album relating to an exploratory 1928 Peace River expedition taken by HGT Perry and others regarding a proposed extension of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway to Prince George and the Peace River Region.
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