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Memorable Manitobans: J. H. Brenton (1898-?)

Furrier.

Born at St. Paul, Minnesota in June 1898, son of Albert J. Brenton (1877-1926) and Ida F. Trenham, he was educated at Kelvin High School. He spent five years in Northern Manitoba, fur buying. He served in the First World War with the 61st Battalion, returning to Winnipeg in 1919. His recreations included snowshoeing and motoring. Anglican. Address, 696 Walker Avenue, Winnipeg.

Sources:

“A. J. Brenton dies at London, Ont., aged 49” newspaper clipping dated 3 March 1926. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B8]

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 May 2011

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