Mount Lolo

Feature Type:Mount - Variation of Mountain: Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks. ["Mount" preceding the name usually indicates that the feature is named after a person.]
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: W side of Quadra Island overlooking Seymour Narrows, N of Campbell River (city), Sayward Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 50°08'52''N, 125°20'39''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92K/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 3 July 1952 on C.3565, as labelled on British Admiralty Chart 580, 1864 et seq, and on BC map 2C, 1919 et seq.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

After Jean Baptiste Lolo (1798 - ) an Iroquois Indian who came west to New Caledonia with the fur traders. He had a great admiration for St. Paul and hence, while at Fort Fraser, picked up the nickname of "St. Paul," which stayed with him for the rest of his life. Later he moved to Kamloops where he achieved such influence among the Shuswaps as to be accounted a chief.

Source: Akrigg, Helen B. and Akrigg, G.P.V; 1001 British Columbia Place Names; Discovery Press, Vancouver 1969, 1970, 1973.