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Memorable Manitobans: James Herbert Bulmer (1867-?)

Real estate agent.

Born in Cumberland County, Nova Scotia on 11 August 1867, son of George and Fannie Bulmer, he was educated at Horton Academy (Nova Scotia). He commenced a general store business in New Brunswick, in 1880. He came to Winnipeg in 1902. He was a Member of the Winnipeg Board of Trade, vice-president of the Maritime Investment Company, secretary-treasurer of the Winnipeg Development Company, and a director of the Central Valley Land Company. He married Anna Fillmore of Westmoreland Point, New Brunswick in 1897. They had two daughters: Marion Bulmer and Evelyn Bulmer. Club and Society: Canadian; AF & AM. Recreation, tennis. Liberal. Address: 543 Camden Place, Winnipeg.

In 1911, he was employed with the firm of Bulmer, Downie, Reid & Curie, McArthur Building, Winnipeg.


Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

Page revised: 13 September 2009

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