Registration number 20100305C
This certifies that the heraldic arms of Elvin Mason Byles which are offered in memoriam and conveyed to his descendants are registered and described by the blazon below
1995 American College of Arms 1264
Born in Monsanto, WA in 1907 and died in Portland, OR in 1992, Elvin Mason Byles was married in 1929 to Gwendolyn Lorraine Guthrie of Seattle, WA. They had three children, David Guthrie Byles(1936), Mason Elvin Byles (1938) and Charles Newton Byles (1940). Elvin had a B.S. degree in Engineering and spent his career in civil engineering. He was the sometimes Mayor of Monsanto, WA.
These arms incorporate the fir tree of the Pacific Northwest, both in the line of partition and in the crest. Both the arms and the crest also include the English lion, recalling the very English origins of this family.
Larry L. Snyder