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Memorable Manitobans: Edward G. Daniels (1853-1918)

Businessman.

Born in Pennsylvania, on 20 April 1853. He settled in Brandon in the early 1880s where he operated a painting and decorating business. He was married and had seven children. A prominent member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, he was initiated into Brandon City Lodge No 6, November 1885, and in 1918 he was elected to the highest office of the Order, Grand Patriarch of the Grand Encampment.

Daniels died at Brandon on 23 July 1918.

Sources:

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

Page revised: 2 August 2008

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