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Memorable Manitobans: Norman George Heimbecker (1879-1963)

Grain merchant.

Born at Waterloo, Ontario on 19 November 1879, son of Frederick Heimbecker and Rosina Ziegler, he came to Winnipeg in 1905. Four years later, he partnered with William Linton Parrish in establishing the grain firm of Parrish & Heimbecker. At the time of his death, he was its Chairman. On 26 March 1907, he married Caroline Drepel (c1883-1970) at Hanover, Ontario. They had one son, Lloyd Friedrich Heimbecker (1908-1971). He was a member of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange, Motor Country Club, and Good Fellowship Club. He died at the Princess Elizabeth Hospital on 4 June 1963 and was buried in the family plot at Hanover, Ontario.

See also:

Manitoba Business: Parrish & Heimbecker


Ontario birth and marriage registrations, Ancestry.

Birth registration [Lloyd Friedrich Heimbecker], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 June 1963, page 11.

“Grain man’s estate totals $1,039,566,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 September 1963, page 2.

Obituary [Caroline Heimbecker], Winnipeg Free Press, 24 August 1970, page 25.

Obituary [Lloyd F. Heimbecker], Winnipeg Free Press, 28 April 1971, page 41.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 July 2020

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