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Memorable Manitobans: Harry G. Fletcher (1872-?)

Building contractor.

Born in Kent County, England on 26 July 1872, son of James and Alice Fletcher, he worked as a clerk in a pawnbroker’s shop. He then apprenticed as a shipwright before coming to Canada, settling at Brandon and working in the general contracting and building business. On 4 August 1895, he married Elizabeth Pickering at London, England. They had four children: Dorris Fletcher, Harry G. Fletcher Jr, Frank Fletcher, and George Fletcher. He was a member of the Loyal Order of Moose and the Methodist Episcopal Church.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 March 2010

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