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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Hanley (1869-?)

Dry goods merchant.

Born at Walkerton, Ontario in 1869, son of Richard Hanley and Catherine Sweeney, after attending local schools he went into the dry goods business. Coming to Winnipeg, he worked in a retail dry goods business until 1898 when he founded Gerhardt, Hanley, Mackay Company, in partnership with John J. Mackay. With the departure of Mr. Gerhardt from the company, he became senior partner in the firm of Hanley, Mackay & Chisholm Company. In 1904 he married Rose Heringer of Mildmay, Ontario. They had four children.


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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 April 2010

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