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Memorable Manitobans: Walter Roy Bell (1885-?)

Bank manager.

Born at Listowell, Perth County, Ontario, 17 March 1885, son of William D. Bell and Mary Smith. Married Annie Stewart. Has two daughters. Was educated at Portage la Prairie, Man. Father came to Manitoba in 1882, Portage la Prairie. Was associated with Senator Watson in the foundry business. Mr. Bell entered the services of the Bank of Ottawa at Portage la Prairie, Man., in 1902. Transferred to Northern Crown Bank in 1906. Manager at Pierson, Manitoba, Wolseley, Saskatchewan. Transferred to Union Bank, 1909, and came to Carman, Man. as manager. President of the Carman Board of Trade. Member of the Hospital Board. Member of the Dufferin Agricultural Board. Manager of the Board of the Union Church. Past Vice-President of the Manitoba Curling Association. Member of the AF & AM. Recreations: Curling and tennis. Address, Carman, Manitoba.

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 November 2016

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