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Memorable Manitobans: Josiah John Millidge (1868-?)

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Born at Edinburgh, Scotland on 10 December 1868, son of silverware manufacturer J. J. Millidge and Ellen Taite, he was educated at the Edinburgh High School and Edinburgh University then came to Manitoba in June 1889. He farmed for a year then took a job with the Union Bank of Canada at Winnipeg, becoming the branch manager at Boissevain in 1898 and staying there for 12 years before being put in charge of the branch at Brandon in March 1910.

On 10 October 1903 he married Saidee E. Frank of Lucan, Ontario. They had one son, John A. Millidge. He was a member of the Canadian Order of Foresters, the Masons, and the Anglican Church.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 November 2016

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