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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Charles Tait (1874-1948)

Railwayman.

Born in July 1874, son of William Auld Tait and Joanna Gunn of Headingley, a descendant of the Selkirk settlers, he worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway tie department until retiring in 1939. He was co-founder, life member, and past president of the West Kildonan Curling Club. He and his wife Annie Lily Ferguson, whom he married on 9 February 1910, shared six children: Hugh Tait, Stuart Tait, Lester Tait, Robert Tait, Mrs. L. L. Jones, and Mrs. Keith Halifox. He died at Vancouver, British Columbia on 26 November 1948.

Sources:

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Ex-Winnipegger dies at coast,” [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B10, page 59]

Death registrations, BC Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Sarah Ramsden.

Page revised: 1 July 2010

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