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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Pollock Ackland (1890-1970)

Merchant.

Born at Emerson, Manitoba in 1890, son of James W. Ackland and Margaret Maxwell Pollock, he came to Winnipeg with his parents several weeks later. He worked in the family firm of D. Ackland and Son until his retirement in November 1949. He was a member of the AF & AM (Ionic Lodge No. 25), St. Georges Anglican Church, Fellowship Club, and Carleton Club. He died at Winnipeg on 23 October 1970 and was buried in Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 October 1970, page 31.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 February 2010

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