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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Arthur Young (1886-1967)

Engineer.

Born at Selkirk on 3 January 1886, son of David Young and Rosina Arabella Somerville (1847-1917), he worked as a construction engineer, as a partner in the firm of Fowler Young & Holden Company. He served as Vice-President (1922) and President (1923) of the Association of Professional Engineers. He was married to Bertha Violet Walker (?-?). He later moved to British Columbia and worked as an engineer until retirement in 1946. He died at Victoria, British Columbia on 7 May 1967.

See also:

Manitoba Business: Fowler & Young

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 August 2020

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