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Memorable Manitobans: Thorwald Knudsen (1862-?)

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Born in Norway on 4 April 1862, he moved to the United States where he married Anna Knudsen (1857-1939) in 1890. Five years later, the family moved to Winnipeg from Milwaukee, Wisconsin where Knudsen worked as a house builder in the Norwood area of the city. By his 75th birthday, he had seven children, 13 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. He is commemorated by Knudsen Street in Winnipeg.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“St. Boniface action: Owner of lot and houses desires to have a by-law quashed”, Manitoba Free Press, 7 April 1905.

“Mrs. Thorwald Knudsen”, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 April 1937.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 October 2009

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