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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Henry Mansur (1871-1922)

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Born at Stanstead, Quebec on 13 October 1871, son of David A. and Maria A. Mansur, he was educated at Stanstead College School, and McGill University (Montreal). He studied law with Robertson, Fleet & Falconer of Montreal from 1894 to 1897. He was called to Quebec Bar in 1897 and practised law at Rock Island, Quebec from 1897 to 1907. He was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1907 and served as Assistant Solicitor for the Canadian Pacific Railway under J. A. M. Aikins, KC of Winnipeg from 1907 to 1909. He was appointed Assistant Solicitor of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway in 1909.

In 1902, he married Mary Pomeroy Ball of Winnipeg, daughter of W. L. Ball. They had one son and one daughter. He was a member of the Manitoba Club, St. Charles Country Club, and AF & AM. Anglican. Address: 256 Wellington Crescent, Winnipeg.

In World War One, he served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force until 1919. He died following a lengthy illness on 11 April 1922 and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery.


Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

“Death of C. H. Mansur” Manitoba Free Press, 12 April 1922.

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