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Memorable Manitobans: Maitland Tinlin (1876-1934)

Optometrist.

Born at St. Thomas, Ontario, he came to Winnipeg in 1900 and established a practice as an optometrist, 17 years of which were operated in association with the Jerry Robinson company. He served as President of the Manitoba Association of Optometrists in 1921 and 1927. He was a member of the Masons (Northern Light Lodge No. 10) and the Khartum Shrine. He died on 27 September 1934 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

“Maitland Tinlin Dies in Hospital, Aged 58 Years” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 September 1934, page 3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 April 2009

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