Herbert Earle, January 10, 1884 - 1975, was born in England. From 1905 to 1910 he apprenticed as an engraver in London, while attending art and design classes at night. He married Adeliza Rhoda Wheatly – born October 10, 1883 – on December 4, 1909. They had six daughters, Ruby (McLullin) born March 25, 1911, Eva (Clapham) born January 26, 1913, Mrs. Doris Curtis born September 27, 1915, Lois (Sales) wife to Harry Sales (City manager Calgary), born May 16, 1921, Lucy (McGee) born March 7, 1923, and Adela Claire (Anderson) (called Aidie) – born July 24, 1925. First 3 daughters were born in England, others in Canada. Herbert became a master engraver before serving in Burma during First World War. In 1920 he joined his wife and family, who were already in Canada, and bought the Engraving Company in Calgary. He ran the business until his retirement in 1959. He was very active in the theatrical scene in Calgary and taught classes in theatrical makeup at the Banff School of Fine Arts. He frequently prepared ornamental and illuminated scrolls for presentation to dignitaries.