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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur V. Heathcote (1877-?)

Jailer.

Born at Winsford, Cheshire, England on 3 November 1877, son of Clement and Emma Heathcote, at the age of 16 he apprenticed as a marine engineer. He then worked as an assistant master mechanic before emigrating to Canada in May 1906 and settling at Toronto. He worked as a machinist at the Canadian Shipbuilding Company before going to Fort William in the employ of the Canadian Pacific Railway, from which he was transferred to Brandon. There he became active in the labor movement as a member of the International Society of Machinists and secretary of the Brandon Trades and Labor Council. He was then appointed governor of the provincial jail at Brandon. On 18 October 1910, he married Frances E. Stockton at Brandon. They had one son, Jack.

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

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

This profile was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 December 2009

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