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Memorable Manitobans: David M. Hackney (1884-?)

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David M. Hackney
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Businessman.

Born at Guelph, Ontario on 16 September 1884, son of J. G. Hackney and Harriet Sully, he was educated at the Guelph Collegiate Institute, Harbord Collegiate (Toronto), and Ontario Agricultural College. He came to Winnipeg in 1905 as western manager of the Raymond Manufacturing Company. Two years later, he became a manufacturer's agent and organized the Hackney Tile and Supply Company in 1911.

On 15 September 1911, he married Helen Elizabeth Ferguson (1886-1978, niece of Donald Henderson Bain) of Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. They had two daughters: Margaret Hackney (1912-?) and Helen Hackney (?-?). The family lived for a time at 138 East Gate before moving to Marquette, Michigan.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Hackney House (138 East Gate, Winnipeg)

Sources:

1901 and 1911 Canada censuses, Automated Genealogy.

Birth registration [Margaret Hackney], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Society,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 August 1911, page 9.

Who's Who and Why, Volumes 6 and 7, 1915-1916, page 644.

“Visitors return to their home,” Winnipeg Tribune, 21 July 1934, page 7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 October 2021

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