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Memorable Manitobans: Louis Lindsay Ramsay (1878-?)

Business manager.

Born at Glasgow, Scotland in 1878, he was educated at Glasgow public schools and at the Red Cliff Endowed School at Bristol, England. He emigrated to Canada in 1896 and farmed in Manitoba for four years before moving to Winnipeg and becoming employed with the firm of G. R. Gregg & Company, importers of Japanese, Chinese and European silks and wares. In 1907 he married Robina Reid Law of Manitoba. They had three children: Robert Louis Ramsay, Charles Law Ramsay, and Jean McIntosh Ramsay. The family resided at 501 Newman Street. He was a member of the North West Commercial Travellers Association, the United Commercial Travellers Association, and the Business Science Club

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: 2 April 2010

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