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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Detchon (1871-?)

Businessman.

Born at Gallowhill, Northumberland County, England, 23 April 1871. Son of Robert and Margaret Detchon. Married Margaret Alice Lawson, March, 1895. Was educated at the Grammar School, South Shields, England. Came to Manitoba, 3 June 1900. Established present business, 1910. General Manager, The Canadian Credit Men’s Trust Association, Ltd. Branches: Winnipeg, Edmonton, Calgary, Regina, Saskatoon, Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, St. John and Halifax. Head Office, Confederation Life Block, Winnipeg. Opened the branches in 1912. Member, Manitoba Club, St. Charles Country Club and AF & AM. Anglican. Recreations: Golf, lawn bowling and tennis. Address, 589 Stradbrooke Avenue, Winnipeg.

Sources:

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

Page revised: 26 April 2009

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