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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 Anabella Somerville, he worked as a construction engineer, as a partner in the firm of Fowler Young & Holden Company. In 1923, he served as President of the Association of Professional Engineers. 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:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elm Park Steel Truss Bridge (Riverdale Street, Winnipeg)

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: 29 December 2016

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