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Memorable Manitobans: William B. Herbert (1874-?)

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Born at Ryde, Isle of Wight in 1874, son of Dr. Henry H. Herbert, he was educated at Collingwood, Toronto, and Vancouver. He commenced a career as manufacturing agent at Vancouver, BC, in 1897. He came to Winnipeg in 1900. By 1911, he was General Manager of “The Locators,” Merchants Bank, Winnipeg.

In 1892, he married Julia Howard McFee of Belleville, Ontario. They had two daughters. He was a member of the Assiniboine Club and Canadian Club. Conservative. Anglican. In 1911, he lived at 484 Sargent Avenue, Winnipeg.


Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

Page revised: 28 March 2010

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