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Memorable Manitobans: Edward Cedric Low (1896-1990)

Civil servant, community activist.

Born at Winnipeg on 28 October 1896, son of Edward W. Low and Ettie Grace Foster, brother of Harry R. Low, during the First World War he was a former member of the 196th Western University Battalion and served with the 1st C.M.R. Battalion in France. He was later employed by the City of Winnipeg in the Assessment Department and later in the Metro Legal and Claims Department. Active in veteran’s organizations, he was the Secretary and President of the International War Veterans Alliance, Secretary of the Provincial Command of the A.N. and A.F. Veterans, and a member of the Executive of the Dominion Command. He was also an avid curler, and was a member of the Fort Garry Curling Club and its President in 1967-1968. He died at Winnipeg on 9 January 1990.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, Saturday, 12 January 1990, page 40.

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 February 2013

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