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Memorable Manitobans: George Rath (?-?)

Businessman, community advocate.

He was the treasurer and a founding member of the German Society of Manitoba when it was founded in 1873. Rath was also the owner of a water and city express business in Winnipeg and figured out an innovative means of delivering water to Winnipeggers.

More information:

Utilities Now and Then by Irene Craig
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 6, Number 2, January 1961

Sources:

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Manitoba Free Press, 26 April 1873.

Page revised: 11 October 2008

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