Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Endangered
Top 10
2019

Jens Munk at Churchill
Field Trip:
Churchill
2020

Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Albert Merrick (1866-1952)

Hardware merchant.

Born at Mille Isles, Quebec on 7 February 1866, son of Rev. Joseph Merrick, he was educated at Montreal then, in 1887, moved to Winnipeg with his parents. He started a retail hardware business at Virden and later became a partner in his brother’s wholesale hardware firm of Merrick and Anderson. He retired from business in 1927 and moved to Victoria, British Columbia. He married Kittie Maude Goulter, a sister of H. H. Goulter. He died at Victoria on 11 May 1952.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Scarth Block (408 Seventh Avenue South, Virden)

Sources:

“H. H. Goulter, 77, prominent Virden lawyer, is dead,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 October 1935, page 3.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

“J. A. Merrick dies in B.C.,” Winnipeg Free Press, 12 May 1952. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B10]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 January 2017

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.