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Memorable Manitobans: Frank Williams (1862-?)

Click to enlargeAccountant, municipal official.

Born in London, England on 16 February 1862, he worked as an accountant then served in the British Army in Egypt in 1882. Two years later, he emigrated to Canada, coming to Manitoba and finding work on construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway. He later settled at Carman and worked in bookkeeping and accountancy, specializing in municipal work and auditing. When Carman was incorporated as a Village in 1899 he was elected its first mayor. He relinquished the title when appointed as deputy registrar of the Carman Land Titles Office in 1902.

In 1896 he married Irene Moodie, daughter of Carman pioneer Alfred Moodie. They had one son, Frank Wellington Williams. He was a member of the Sons of England, the Ancient Order of United Workmen, the Woodmen of the World, and the COF.

Sources:

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 December 2012

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