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Memorable Manitobans: John P. Lockerbie (1865-1914)

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Born at Edinburgh, Scotland in April 1865, son of David Lockerbie, he came to Winnipeg in 1908 where he worked as an accountant for the Atlas Assurance Company. An active member of the Scottish Associations and a President of the Edinburgh and Lothian Association, he played cricket, football, and other field athletic sports. He was also an enthusiastic whist player, being a member of the Scottish Whist Association prior to coming to Winnipeg. He was a member of St. Stephen’s Church. He died at his Winnipeg home, 355 Kennedy Street, on 10 April 1914.

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Death of John Lockerbie”, Manitoba Free Press, 11 April 1914 [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B6]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 August 2010

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