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Memorable Manitobans: John P. Jansen (1879-1919)

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John P. Jansen
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Grain company executive.

Born in Nebraska in 1879, son of Peter Jansen, in 1906 he came to Winnipeg as Manager and Secretary of his father’s company, the Saskatchewan Elevator Company. He was accompanied by his wife and two daughters. The family lived at 68 Yale Avenue, Winnipeg. He died of diabetes, at San Francisco, California, on 6 March 1919 and was cremated there.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Jansen House (68 Yale Avenue, Winnipeg)


“West’s new grain co. now organized,” Manitoba Free Press, 9 October 1906.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Memoirs of Peter Jansen: The Record of a Busy Life, An Autobiography, self-published at Beatrice, Nebraska, 1921, page 130.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 July 2020

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