Memorable Manitobans: Victor Daniel Horsburgh (1865-1947)
Born at Edinburgh, Scotland on 9 December 1865, son of artist John Horsburgh (1825-1924) and Agnes McIntosh (1833-1911), he apprenticed in architecture with well-known Edinburgh and London architects and practiced in Edinburgh before coming to Canada in 1909. He specialized in bank architecture, being responsible for buildings across the country, until retirement in 1933. He died unmarried at Victoria, British Columbia on 12 September 1947 and was buried there.
Some of his architectural works in Manitoba included:
Death registration [Victor Daniel Horsburgh], British Columbia Vital Statistics.
Victor Daniel Horsburgh, Ontario Association of Architects.
Victor Daniel Horsburgh, FindAGrave.
Biographical Dictionary of Architects in Canada, 1800-1950 by Robert G. Hill, Toronto.
We thank Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 30 April 2023