Ottawa sent the North West Mounted Police
out west to impose law and order and stop the growing whiskey
trade that was devastating the First Nations tribes.
The Mounties F troop,crossed the Bow River
east of what is now downtown Calgary and set up Fort Calgary.
Captain Deane lived in England witha wife and five children .The wifes name
was Martha . The wife died and the children grew up and moved away from
home. Captain Deane came to Canada in 1906 as the captain of the North West Mounted
Police F troop. The F troop built the Fort and he built the Deane House.
He lived alone in the house for a coupleofyears and then he gotmarried to his maid Mary. She died. He later married a woman called