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Memorable Manitobans: John Douglas Kervin (1891-?)

Business manager.

Born at Woodstock, Ontario on 25 January 1891, son of Edward Kervin and Anna McIntyre, he was educated at the Woodstock High School. Main office of the Chevrolet Motor Company of Canada (Western Canada) was at Regina for a time; present Winnipeg quarters taken over November 1919; first Manager at Winnipeg was F. F. Guscott, who resigned in 1921; he was succeeded by H. Harris, who resigned in 1923, when he was appointed Acting Manager on 1 February 1923. He was a member of the Gyro Club. His recreations included golf, motoring and bowling. In 1925, he lived at 19 Smith Court, Winnipeg.


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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 March 2011

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