Happy 198th Birthday, Billy Barker!

William “Billy” Barker was born on this day, June 7th, 1817.

Billy Barker in Front of Wake Up Jake and Moses' Barber Shop (Close Up).

Billy Barker in Front of Wake Up Jake and Moses’ Barber Shop (Close Up).

Courtesy of BC Archives.

Courtesy of BC Archives.

Billy Barker in Front of Wake Up Jake and Moses' Barber Shop (Full Body)

Billy Barker in Front of Wake Up Jake and Moses’ Barber Shop (Full Body)