Noel Booth Elementary School was named after Mr. Noel Booth (1897-1979). Mr. Booth was born in Nottingham, England and arrived in Canada in 1911. After moving to Langley in 1921 he became the owner/operator of a general store in the area of 24th Avenue between 200th and 208th Streets. Throughout his lifetime he was very active in community affairs. He served as Reeve from 1933 to 1936 and from 1946 to 1947. Mr. Booth also served as an Alderman for fifteen years and as a School Trustee from 1938 to 1941.