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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Skirving Richardson (1863-1946)

Printer, stationer.

Born at Toronto, Ontario in 1863, son of James Henry Richardson and Mary Matheson Skirving, second cousin of John S. Dennis, he was educated at Upper Canada College. He came to Winnipeg in 1881 to join his brother, R. D. Richardson, in business. He worked in the printing and stationery business for 63 years until retirement in 1944. He was a charter member of the Winnipeg Tennis Club, St. George’s Snowshoe Club, and Assiniboine Curling Club. He was also a member of the Manitoba Club and St. Charles Country Club. He died at Winnipeg on 20 January 1946 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

“Pioneer businessman, C. S. Richardson dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 22 January 1946. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 November 2018

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