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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Redpath (1872-?)

Railway agent.

Born at Effingham, Welland county, Ontario, 1872. Son of George Redpath and Ellen Nason. Married Edna Rehill, 1909. Was educated at Welland county schools, Thorold High School. Father came to Canada from Newcastle; settled in Welland county; chemist and merchant (Effingham). Mr. Redpath came West in 1891; entered the service of the Canadian Pacific Railway at Melita, when the Estevan line was first built, Melita being then the end of construction; came to Souris in 1905 as Agent; has always taken a keen interest in civic affairs—President of the Souris Board of Trade, Mayor of Souris (1929-1945). Member of the Hospital Board. President of the Boy Scouts. Chairman of the Railway Telegraphers (Souris Division). Member, Masonic Fraternity. Past Worshipful Muter, Glenwood Lodge No. 27. Presbyterian. Independent. Address, Souris, Manitoba.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 10 October 2009

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