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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Ryerson Bredin (1868-1956)

Municipal official.

Born at Carleton Place, Ontario on 16 June 1868, he married Harriet Emily Priestly (1875-?) on 19 May 1898. They had two sons: William O. Bredin (1899-?) and Henry H. Bredin (1901-?). He served as Reeve of the RM of Kildonan (1906-1908). He ran unsuccessfully in the 1910 provincial general election and 1911 federal general election. He later moved to the United States where he died at Muskegon Heights, Michigan in 1956. He is commemorated by Bredin Drive in Winnipeg.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: East Kildonan Municipal Office (414 Winterton Avenue, Winnipeg)


Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Bredin candidate new constituency,” Manitoba Free Press, 21 May 1915.

We thank Grace Jacobs for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 September 2018

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