Historic Sites of Manitoba: Winkler House (923 Dorchester Avenue, Winnipeg)

This 2½-storey wood frame house on Dorchester Avenue in Winnipeg was constructed in 1912 for Valentine Winkler and his family. The Winklers lived here until 1927, or possibly early 1928, until it was occupied by physician William Porteous McCowan (1891-1930).

Winkler House

Winkler House (August 2022)
Source: Gordon Goldsborough

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.86978, W97.16307
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Valentine Winkler (1864-1920)


Death registration [William Porteous McCowan], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Prominent Winnipeg physician succumbs,” Manitoba Free Press, 16 May 1930, page 1.

Obituary [William P. McCowan], Manitoba Free Press, 17 May 1930, page 35.

Winnipeg Assessment and Taxation Department.

We thank Joanne Seiff and Jeffrey Marcus for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 August 2022

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