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Memorable Manitobans: Gordon T. Howden (1875-?)

Theatre manager, Proprietor (Manitoba Amusement Company).

Born Montreal, Quebec, 31 January 1875. Son of James G. and Eleanor Jane Howden. Was educated at Public and High Schools, Montreal; Stanstead College; Bishop’s College; Mount St. Louis College; McGill University. Came to Winnipeg, 1902; employ of the Canadian Pacific Railway. Was connected with Walker, Pantages, Dominion Theatres, Winnipeg. Became Manager of the Winnipeg Theatre in 1917. Member of the Winnipeg Rotary Club, Carleton Club, AF & AM (Master of Tuscan Lodge, Scottish Rite, Royal Arch), Shriners, Order De Molay for Boys. Advisor, Order De Molay for Boys. Anglican. Address, 126 Gerard Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 17 May 2009

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