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Memorable Manitobans: Charles R. Frantz (1882-?)

Engineer.

Born at Clarence Center, New York on 20 August 1882, son of Charles A. and Augusta Frantz, he attended high school at Lockport, New York, graduating in 1900. He trained as a pipe fitter then worked in his occupation at Youngstown, Ohio. In 1902 he moved to Detroit as foreman for the American Central Heating Company. He was promoted to assistant superintendent of the steam heating department of the firm, holding the position until 1910 when he went to Brandon as general manager of the steam heating department of the local electric light plant. On 31 December 1907, he married Lillian Murray of Woodslee, Ontario. He was a member of the IOOF.

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: 2 April 2010

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