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Memorable Manitobans: Timothy Arthur Dent Bevington

Superintendent of Amusements.

Born at Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England, son of Timothy and Annette Bevington of Hedingham Castle, Essex, England, he was educated at Harrow School, Middlesex, England. He came to western Canada and worked on a ranch at High River, Alberta for two years. He then spent three years in Saskatchewan doing preliminary surveys for the Grand Trunk Railway. He then came to Winnipeg and worked for the City of Winnipeg for twelve years as Assistant License Commissioner. He left the position to become Superintendent of Amusements. On 29 August 1909, he married Helen Boucher (?-?). He was a member of the Wanderers Cricket Club (winner of the Ross Robertson Cup, emblematic of the Championship of Canada) and Assiniboia Golf Club. He lived in Devon Court.

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 December 2019

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