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Memorable Manitobans: J. B. Sutherland (1882-?)

Jeweler.

Born at Barrie, Ontario on 26 September 1882, son of T. J. and Tillie Sutherland, he apprenticed for two years in a local jewelry store then spent six years working in a jewelry store at Toronto, Ontario. He then moved to Brandon, Manitoba where he took a job in the jewelry store of J. F. Higginbotham, located at 904 Rosser Avenue. Six years later, he took over the business. He was a member of the Canadian Order of Orangement, Knights of Pythias, Brandon Gun Club, Brandon Commercial Club, and the Presbyterian Church. On 1 January 1913, he married M. C. Powers of St. Catharines, Ontario.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 April 2010

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