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Memorable Manitobans: William Christopher Alderson (1842-1921)

Accountant.

Born at Darlington, Durhan, England on 2 July 1842, he came to Canada with his wife in 1871 and after several years residence at Montreal moved to Baden, Ontario. In 1877 he came to Manitoba and lived at various times at Emerson, Mountain City, and Darlingford. At the latter place he engaged in business with John Norquay and R. Ruttan. He later took the position of chief accountant in the land department of the Canadian Pacific Railway, at Winnipeg.

He died at Winnipeg on 21 May 1921 and was buried in the St. James Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, newspaper clipping dated 27 May 1921. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B7]

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Page revised: 23 July 2010

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