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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Gilmore Hanford (1885-?)

Architect.

Born at Newark, New Jersey on 1 May 1885, he moved at the age of 1 year to Columbus, Ohio. He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cornell University (Ithaca, New York) then practiced with Frank L. Packard at Columbus. In 1911, he moved to Winnipeg to continue his architectural practice. He was a member and Secretary of the Manitoba Association of Architects, and a member of the Manitoba Club and St. Charles Country Club.

Some of his architectural works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Anderson House

38 Balmoral Street, Winniepg

1912

 

St. Matthew’s Anglican Church

641 St. Matthews Avenue, Winnipeg

1913

 

Rowley House

124 Harrow Street, Winnipeg

1913

 

Sources:

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

Winnipeg Building Index

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 May 2020

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