Memorable Manitobans: Lloyd Douglas Shewan (1898-1956)
Born at Brandon on 6 October 1898, son of Alexander Shewan (1866-1947) and Catherine Rachel Malcolm (1868-1946), he worked as the sales manager of the Canada Gas and Electric Company. In 1934, he became a supervisor at the provincial government’s Brandon employment office. He later moved to Ontario. On 23 June 1923, he married Edith Louise Paterson (1897-1984, daughter of George Alexander Paterson) and they had two sons and a daughter. He died on 12 April 1956 and was buried in the Pine Hills Cemetery at Scarborough, Ontario.
Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“Split duties to lighten heavy office work,” Brandon Sun, 18 July 1934, page 2.
Lloyd D. Shewan, FindAGrave.
Obituary [Edith Louise Shewan], Winnipeg Free Press, 6 October 1984, page 19.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 15 July 2021