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Memorable Manitobans: Frank Hamilton Robinson (c1877-?)

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Frank Hamilton Robinson
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Businessman.

Born in England around 1877, he came to Canada in 1893 and married Sarah Louise Pace (c1875-1962) in Ontario. By 1907, he was living at Winnipeg where he was Manager of the Winnipeg Safe Works, located at 50 Princess Street. He lived at 966 Dorchester Avenue with my wife and their Manitoba-born children, Walter Frederick Hamilton Robinson (1906-1999, husband of Pauline Mary Letnes) and Evelyn Mildred Francis Robinson (1910-1995, wife of Thomas Henry Belt) until around 1911, after which they moved to 291 Kingsway. By 1921, the family was living at Toronto, Ontario. His activities after this time are unknown although he died before March 1940.

Sources:

“New companies,” Winnipeg Tribune, 23 November 1907, page 17.

Birth registration [Evelyn Mildred Robinson], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Advertisement, Manitoba Free Press, 16 July 1910.

1921 Canada census, Ancestry.

“Wed in London,” Winnipeg Tribune, 3 May 1940, page 15.

Obituary [Sarah Louise Robinson], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 June 1962, page 28.

Death registration [Walter Frederick Hamilton Robinson], British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 December 2020

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