Memorable Manitobans: Peter D. Lyall (1876-?)
Born at Montreal, Quebec on 15 September 1876, son of Peter and Christina Lyall, he attended Montreal public schools and Fettee College before beginning work as a general contractor. Coming to Manitoba, he was President of North West Quarries at Garson and Vice-President of Lyall-Mitchell Company. On 12 June 1896, he married Iday May Johnson and they had, as of 1913, a daughter, Christina Maud Lyall. He was a member of the Manitoba Club, St. Charles Country Club, Carleton Club, and Augustine Presbyterian Church, and served as President of the Manitoba Curling Association (1909-1910).
“Genial head of Manitoba Curling Association,” Manitoba Free Press, 5 February 1910, page 19.
1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
The Leading Financial, Business & Professional Men of Winnipeg, published by Edwin McCormick, Photographs by T. J. Leatherdale, Compiled and printed by Stone Limited, c1913. [copy available at the Archives of Manitoba]
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 16 October 2016
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