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Memorable Manitobans: Adam David Anderson (1890-?)

Agent (Canadian Pacific Railway).

Adam David Anderson, born at Hastings, Ontario, 25 February 1890. Son of James and Susan (Hall) Anderson. Married Bertha Pollock. Has two daughters. Educated at Plainfield, Ontario. Came west in 1906; farmed at Carnduff, Saskatchewan. Entered employ of the Canadian Pacific Railway, Carnduff as Assistant Agent, 1907; was Receiving Agent for a time, then Permanent Agent at La Rivière. Joined Canadian Expeditionary Force, March, 1916, 184th Battalion; took Officers’ Training Course, Lieutenant; France, February, 1917; Seconded to Royal Engineers (Imperials); served until April, 1919; Assistant Superintendent of Light Railways, 3rd Army; Superintendent of Light Railways, 5th Army; mentioned in Dispatches, January, 1918; won his Captaincy in France. Member, O.R.T.; Senior Warden, Manitoba Lodge, A.F. &. A.M.; Member, R.A.M.; Member, IOOF, Past N.G., LaRiviere, No. 51. Address, Reston, Manitoba.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 25 July 2008

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