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Manitoba History No. 89
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Memorable Manitobans: Walter John Southam (1868-?)

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Born at Birmingham, England in 1868, son of William Southam and Elizabeth Birch, he was educated in Birmingham, Toronto, and Chicago. He came to Winnipeg in 1890 and did missionary work in the Rainy River district. He was in China for six years, and served as Curate in Ottawa, Rector of All Saints’ Church (Toronto), and Rector of Holy Trinity (Winnipeg). Member of the Jewish Mission. Director of the Bible Society. His recreations included tennis, canoeing, and shooting. On 13 August 1901, he married Sarah Edenora Goldstone and they subsequently had two sons. He was a member of the Loyal Orange Lodge (Grand Master, 1926).

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 January 2016

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