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Memorable Manitobans: George A. Mathers (1865-?)

Real estate agent.

Born Bruce Company, Ontario, 5 March 1865. Son of Christopher and Rachel Mathers. Educated Lucknow public, Kincardine Model schools, Ridgetown College Institute, Toronto Business College Taught school Ontario and Manitoba, 1884-1887. Commenced career in book and stationery business, Neepawa, Manitoba. Employed in Manitoba Land Titles office, 1901-1904. Came to British Columbia 1906. Married Amy Hamilton, Neepawa, Manitoba; has two sons and three daughters. Club: Canadian. Recreations: boating, hunting. Address: 2530 York Street, Kitsilano, B.C.

In 1911, Mathers was employed with the firm of Hamilton & Mathers, Loo Block, Vancouver, BC.

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 June 2014

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