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Memorable Manitobans: Adam Reid (1868-?)

Insurance agent.

Born at Maxwell, Ontario on 27 April 1868, son of Jackson Reid and Ismenia Hall, he was educated in Ontario and came to western Canada in 1892. He began working in life insurance in 1893 with the North American Life Insurance Company and was later the Winnipeg city agent for the Confederation Life. He organized The Western Life Assurance Company in 1911 and managed the company until its absorption by Sun Life. On 12 April 1893, he married Margaret E. Beamish. He was Past Master of the Masonic Order and a member of the Canadian Club. In 1925, he lived at Boone, Indiana. His whereabouts after this time are unknown.

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 May 2017

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