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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Salter Gosnell (1850-1926)

Civil servant.

Born at Highgate, Ontario on 8 June 1850, he spent his early manhood in Hamilton, later moving to Victoria, British Columbia. He came to Winnipeg from there in 1889 and became Collector of Inland Revenue. He retired in 1916 after 42 years of service to the federal government. He was a member of the Masons (Ancient Landmark Lodge), AOUW, Woodmen of the World, and Fort Rouge United Church. He died at his Winnipeg residence, 706 Dorchester Avenue, on 25 January 1926.


Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Resident of 37 years, Thos. S. Gosnell, dies” Manitoba Free Press, 26 January 1926. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B8]

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