Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years


Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Top 10

Jens Munk at Churchill
Field Trip:

Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old

Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: George Munro (1865-1940)


Born on 22 January 1865, he was Western Superintendent of the Merchants Bank of Canada, based at Winnipeg. He served as Treasurer of the St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg. He died at the Winnipeg General Hospital on 5 October 1940 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery. His honorary pallbearers were Isaac Pitblado KC, G. O. Vale, W. A. Weir, W. B. McCririck, F. S. Andrews KC, F. E. Gaspard, Arthur Roland, H. E. Hawley KC, A. M. S. Ross KC, and Robert Stephenson.


Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“George Munro,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 October 1940, page 7.

“Final tribute paid G. Munro,” Winnipeg Free Press, 7 October 1940, page 2.

“Death climaxes careers of many notable people in course of 1940,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 January 1941, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 September 2014

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

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.