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Memorable Manitobans: Gilbert Beebe McColl (1882-1977)

Surveyor.

Born at Winnipeg on 8 October 1882, son of Ebenezer McColl, brother of Samuel E. McColl, he graduated from the University of Manitoba and worked as a Dominion Land Surveyor and civil engineer until retirement in 1947. He died at the King Edward Hospital on 14 June 1977 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 June 1977, page 61.

Vignettes of Early Winnipeg, 1912-1926: Selections From Letters of Edith McColl to Her Parents and Sister Mildred by Frances V. McColl, Winnipeg: Private Publication (1981).

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 December 2018

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