Memorable Manitobans: Frank William Glasgow (1875-1965)
Born at St. Thomas, Ontario on 19 June 1875, son of Charles Wisner Glasgow and Emma Jones, he came to Manitoba and had a dental practice at Hamiota before moving to Winnipeg around 1905 where he operated the “New Method Dental Parlors” on the second floor of a building on the northeast corner of Portage Avenue and Donald Street. He and wife Edith Bodwell Beeton (1884-1961) had six children: Charles Beeton Glasgow (1904-1981, husband of Constance ?), Frank Lawson Glasgow (1906-?), Ruth Bodwell Glasgow (1908-?, wife of Daniel G. Renix and ? Ford), Edward Elmore Glasgow, Douglas Jones Glasgow (1917-1954, husband of Helen Gray), and Audrey Bingham Glasgow (1919-?, wife of Charles C. Gage and E. E. Proctor). The family lived at 34 Middlegate in the Armstrongs Point area of Winnipeg and had a cottage at Delta Beach. He was a close friend of Donald H. Bain. He died at Vancouver, British Columbia on 27 July 1965.
Historic Sites of Manitoba: Glasgow House (34 Middle Gate, Winnipeg)
Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Death registration [Douglas Jones Glasgow], British Columbia Vital Statistics.
Obituary [Edith Beeton Glasgow], Winnipeg Free Press, 16 December 1961.
Obituary [Edward E. Glasgow], Winnipeg Free Press, 27 October 1977, page 125.
Obituary [Charles Beeton Glasgow], Winnipeg Free Press, 21 August 1981, page 49.
We thank Audrey Proctor for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 21 April 2019
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