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Memorable Manitobans: Edward H. Garrison (1862-?)

Click to enlargeEditor, publisher.

Born in Lennox Country, Ontario on 11 May 1862, he was educated at Napanee High School, later learning the printing trade in the office of the Napanee Express and Beaver. He worked for eight years at the Chatham Planet and Banner, moving in 1890 to Brandon, Manitoba to take charge of the mechanical department of the Brandon Daily Sun where he stayed until 1892. He was at Calgary, Alberta from 1893 to 1895, returning in the latter year to Brandon and resuming employment with the Brandon Sun. In 1897, he moved to Virden as Publisher of the Virden Advance, in partnership with D. J. Benham. They sold the business to W. J. Kennedy in 1899 but he remained on as Editor and Manager. He later moved to Edmonton, Alberta.


1901 and 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

“The editors of the provincial liberal press”, Manitoba Free Press, 13 December 1901, page 10.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 April 2011

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