Memorable Manitobans: Henry Brougham “Harry” Stiles (1866-1944)
Clothing merchant, realtor.
Born at Mitchell, Ontario on 1 December 1866, son of Edward and Hannah Stiles, he was educated at Mitchell public schools. In 1879, he came to Winnipeg and commenced a career as a men’s clothing merchant. He was also involved in real estate transactions. He retired in 1930.
On 28 August 1895, he married Lillian Beatrice Hargreaves (1864-1929) of Winnipeg. They had no children. He was a member of the Canadian Club, YMCA, AF & AM, and First Baptist Church, and his recreations included shooting and curling.
Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
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.
Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.
Death registration [Lillian Beatrice Stiles], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“Deaths and funerals,” Winnipeg Tribune, 5 July 1929, page 7.
“H. B. Stiles, clothier, dies,” Winnipeg Tribune, 14 September 1944, page 3.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 8 December 2015
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