Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Henry Bossons (1859-1938)
Born in England on 16 May 1859, he emigrated to Canada in 1879. He lived successively in Manitoba at Portage la Prairie, Swan River, and Dauphin, working as an architect at the latter place. He later moved to Vancouver, British Columbia where, on 12 March 1925, he married. He died at Burnaby on 17 November 1938.
Some of his architectural works in Manitoba:
“Tenders wanted,” Swan River Star, 29 March 1900, page 8.
1901 and 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.
“Tenders for public buildings, Dauphin,” Winnipeg Tribune, 21 June 1916, page 2.
Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.
Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.
We thank Rob McInnes amd Robert Hill for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 22 July 2016
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