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Memorable Manitobans: Adolph Gideon Hample (1859-1899)

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Adolph Gideon Hample
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Businessman.

Born in Sweden in 1859, he emigrated to the United States at the age of 18, settling at Fargo, North Dakota. He represented a the interests of a hide and fur company from Chicago, continuing in the job until 1882 when he moved to Winnipeg and took up contracting work. In 1888 he opened a meat and general provision store on Main Street. The same year, he married Martha Jane Richards. They had two children: Carl Samuel Hample (1890-?) and Bessie Edwina Hample (1892-1969, wife of Charles Elwyn Fillmore). He was a member of the Masons, IOOF, and Christian Science Church. He died of tuberculosis at his Winnipeg home on 18 September 1899 and was buried in the St. John’s Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

Obituary, Manitoba Free Press, 19 September 1899, page 6.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 July 2017

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