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Memorable Manitobans: George Ernest Cathcart (1876-1945)

Grain merchant.

President of the grain firm of Cathcart and Company, he was a member of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange from 1909 to the time of his death. On 8 December 1926, he married Norah D’Arcy (?-?), daughter of W. H. D’Arcy, at Winnipeg. He died after being attacked by a swarm of bees at his Winnipeg home, 229 Lamont Boulevard, on 24 July 1945.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Harstone House (229 Lamont Boulevard, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“G. E. Cathcart dies suddenly,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 July 1945.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 September 2018

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