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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
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No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Andrew Wilson (1863-1923)

Manufacturer’s agent.

Born at Glasgow, Scotland on 8 September 1863, he came to Manitoba in 1889 and worked for ten years at the Stobarts Company. He then worked as a manufacturer’s agent as senior partner in the Wilson and Briggs until his death. On 28 April 1890, he married Mary Johnston (1861-?) and they had two sons and three daughters. He was a member of the Carleton Club and Granite Curling Club (President). He was President of the Manitoba Curling Association (1918-1919). He died at Winnipeg on 6 February 1923 and was buried in the St. James Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Andrew Wilson to be laid to rest Friday,” Manitoba Free Press, 7 February 1923, page 13.

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 April 2017

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