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Memorable Manitobans: Edward Milward Robinson (1868-?)

Click to enlargeFinancial and real estate agent.

Born at Fawkham, Kent, England on 5 February 1868, son of Reverend Thomas Robinson and Frances E. Robinson, brother of Thomas Robinson and Admiral C. G. Robinson, he was educated at Bath, England then came to Winnipeg and commenced business in 1887. His firm, Robinson & Black, represented The Alliance Trust Company of Dundee, Phoenix Insurance Company of London, Alliance Company of England, Hartford Insurance Company, and the Employers’ Liability Assurance Corporation.

In 1898, he married Caroline Isabel Armstrong of St. Paul, Minnesota. They had one son and one daughter. He was a member of the Manitoba Club, St. Charles Country Club, and the Canadian Club of Edmonton. His recreations included golf and yachting. Conservative. Anglican. Address: 238 Roslyn Road, Winnipeg.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 August 2014

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