Barbers On The Drive

I went to my barber this morning and had a cut.  He mentioned that Frank’s Hairdressing had closed this month and that he, my barber Tino, is now the only barber left on the Drive. That got me thinking.

Here is a chronological list of all the barbers I know that operated on the Drive:

  • Albert Jensen (1910-1911)
  • Elie Bourdon (1911)
  • Teddy’s (1911)
  • Arthur LaRocque (1912-1917)
  • James Percolat (1912-1913)
  • Matthew Baumgartner (1912)
  • Frederick Eberle (1913-1915)
  • Ed Sweet (1915-1947)
  • Thomas Fredericks (1915-1925)
  • James Holt (1915-1916)
  • Willingdon’s (1916)
  • Arthur Fuller (1917)
  • OK Barbers (1918-1948)
  • Matthew Dunham (1924)
  • Lester Griffiths (1925)
  • Grandview Barbers (1926-1928)
  • Nifty Barber’s (1927)
  • Gerry Le (1928-1948)
  • George’s (1928-1947)
  • Tommy’s (1929-1993)
  • Francis Binon (1929)
  • Mac’s (1931-1962)
  • Ernest Benton (1931-1942)
  • Albert Taylor (1931)
  • Drive Barbers (1934-1973)
  • Jack Nairn (1940-1961)
  • White Rose (1943-1951)
  • Orville Brigden (1949-1974)
  • Young’s (1952)
  • Alexander’s (1953-1954, 1963-1979)
  • Ralph Hesper (1958)
  • Scott’s (1959)
  • Continental (1960-2000s)
  • Imperial barbers (1961-1991)
  • Dunc’s (1961-1973)
  • Guy’s (1965-1969)
  • Anne’s (1966-1968)
  • Figaro Style (1968-2000s)
  • Silano (1969-1970)
  • Dino’s (1970-1971)
  • Baron Style (1972-1973)
  • Frank’s (1981-2013)
  • Tino’s (1993-today)