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Memorable Manitobans: William Edward Hales (1882-1960)

Brick manufacturer.

Born in England in February 1882, son of Robert Dorrell Hales and Elizabeth Caroline Jordan, he worked in his father’s brickworks at Rapid City and later ran a brickworks at Edrans. He died at his Winnipeg home, 934 Sherburn Street, on 16 May 1960 and was buried in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“New company to operate clay deposits at Edrans”, Manitoba Free Press, 28 June 1924, page 12.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 May 1960, page 32.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 May 2012

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