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Memorable Manitobans: John Gordon Morgan (1850-1916)

Click to enlargeInsurance agent.

Born Fellon, Victoria County, Ontario, 22 April 1850, son of John Gordon Morgan. Educated public school, Cambridge, Ontario. Commenced career as shoemaker, Cambridge, 1878; came to Winnipeg, 1880; assisted in building up the New York Life Insurance Company’s business in Canada to what it is today. Married Susan Jane Hilburn, Uxbridge, Ontario, (deceased); has two sons and one daughter. He was a member of the Manitoba Club, Carleton Club, AF & AM. Recreation: horses. Liberal; Methodist. Address: Royal Alexandra Hotel, Winnipeg.

Morgan died on 25 September 1916, in Winnipeg.

Sources:

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.

Page revised: 19 July 2009

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