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Memorable Manitobans: James Ferguson Tulloch (1890-1956)

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James Ferguson Tulloch
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Optometrist.

Born at Welland, Ontario in 1890, son of James Tulloch and Maggie Grey, brother of John E. Tulloch, he practiced as an optometrist until his retirement in 1950. He served as President of the Manitoba Association of Optometrists in 1918 and 1919. He and wife Irene Middleton (1892-1981) had no children. He was an honorary member of the Winnipeg Rotary Club and was one of the original Rotarians in the city. He was also a member of the Winnipeg Winter Club and Niakwa Country Club. He died at his Winnipeg home, 227 Yale Avenue, on 20 July 1956 and was buried in the St. John’s Cathedral Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 July 1956, page 14.

Obituary [Irene Middleton Tulloch], Winnipeg Free Press, 4 March 1981, page 62.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Julia Payne for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 November 2020

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