Albert P.C. Belyea was born in Gagetown New Brunswick in 1891 and died in Victoria British Columbia on May 10, 1961.
Mr. Belyea was a graduate of the University of New Brunswick in civil engineering. He moved to Edmonton in 1906 at which time he joined the province's surveys branch.
Belyea Lake is named after him. It is in the furthest northeast corner of the Province of Alberta.
Mr. Belyea was a charter member of the Alberta Land Surveyors' Association, officially recorded as ALS 001 on January 1, 1911.
Mr. Belyea was the Director of Surveys from 1915 to 1922 and again from 1938 until his retirement in 1947. He was president of the Alberta Land Surveyors' Association in 1922 and made an Honorary Life Member of the Association in 1952.
He moved to Victoria in 1954.