Memorable Manitobans: Contractors of Manitoba

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This is an alphabetical listing of construction contractors and firms that have worked in Manitoba at some point in the past, linked where available to pages providing examples of their work.

Persons

Name begins: A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

Adams, Charles J. (1884-?)

Akins, William John (c1874-1955)

Akman, Aaron (1880-1962)

Akman, Abram “Lefty” (1912-1996)

Akman, Richard Stephen “Richie” (1953-2024)

Aldinger, Albert Henry (1877-1942)

Andrews, William Thomas (1851-1925)

Archibald, George Hughes (1877-1959)

Baert, Gerard Alphonsus “Gerry” (1906-1971)

Bailey, James Edward (1873-1946)

Baldry, George Ephraim (1883-1959)

Barker, Rupert Joshua (1874-1956)

Bears, Alfred Henry (1857-1936)

Bell, William (1863-1936)

Benjaminson, Skuli (1879-1970)

Bergman, Jon Tryggvi (1874-1941)

Birch, Clement Arthur (1888-1968)

Bird, Hubert John Allen (1889-1965)

Biron, Joseph Adolphe (1864-1938)

Bjornsson, Arni Bjorn (1901-1986)

Bockstael, Robert Theodore (1923-2017)

Bockstael, Theodore (1874-1958)

Boivin, Arthur Rivers (1878-1951)

Bonnett, Arthur John (1874-1942)

Borger, Johann Heinrich [John Henry Borger] (1872-1946)

Borrowman, LeRoy Franklin (c1885-1957)

Bratton, Thomas Alfred (1868-1953)

Brown, Norman (1873-1956)

Brydon, William (1847-1930)

Brynjolfsson, Sveinn (1856-1930)

Bullock, Alfred Edward (1871-1957)

Burnett, Philip (1848-1936)

Burton, Stanley Douglas “Stan” (1925-2014)

Butterworth, Thomas (1883-1963)

Cadham, James Henry (1850-1907)

Carr, John (1859-1937)

Carter, William Henry (1874-1962)

Cass, Edward (1849-1932)

Chubb, Frederick John (1846-?)

Claydon, Ebenezer (1880-1954)

Cohen, Abraham (1876-1944)

Cohen, Reuben [Rubin] (c1865-1955)

Cope, Frederick Thomas (1862-1930)

Cross, William Wardell (1860-1939)

Davidson, Viglundur [Wiglundur] Andrjesson (1884-1938)

Davidson, William James (1879-1969)

Dolmer, John (1858-1949)

Donner, Benjamin (1881-1958)

Ducharme, Jean-Louis (1909-1970)

Ducharme, Wilfrid Joseph “Wilf” (1917-1980)

Epton, George William (1890-1952)

Fusee, Robert Hezekiah (1864-1960)

Fitzgerald, John C. (1867-?)

Fleming, William Wesley (1875-1957)

Ford, George Washington (1868-1946)

Fraser, Finlay (1879-1948)

Fraser, W. H. (1860-?)

Fulcher, Edmund (c1885-1972)

Gass, James Barton (1881-1954)

Gelley, Joseph Edmond (1830-1897)

Genser, Harry (?-?)

Girling, William Henry (1874-1941)

Girvin, John Alexander (1851-1931)

Greene, Loftus John (1846-1913)

Grey, Aaron (1865-1962)

Groff, Franklin Bricker “Frank” (1883-1943)

Guay, Joseph Lorenzo (1890-1962)

Gunn, John (1850-1936)

Haldorson, Haldor (1875-1951)

Halford, George Thomas Clark (1857-1933)

Hall, Charles Wesley (1866-1945)

Hallgrimson, Lindal Josafat (1882-1968)

Halls, Frank Ernest (1872-1950)

Hanbury, John (1855-1928)

Hanbury, William (1858-1940)

Harper, William Arthur (1879-1962)

Harrington, Thomas M. (1847-1937)

Hartmier, John George (1875-1949)

Hashimoto, Hiro (1923-2000)

Hazelton & Walin

Hedges, Patrick Henry (c1883-1957)

Heilig, Abraham (c1871-1922)

Hicks, John Christie (1856-1917)

Higgens, Edwin Charles “Ted” (1882-1957)

Hill, Wilson (1852-1929)

Hinds, Frederick “Fred” (1864-1935)

Hirsh [Hirsch], Harry (1880-?)

Hodgins, William James (1853-1935)

Holmes, William James “Billy” (1871-1951)

Horner, William (1860-1916)

Irish, William Arthur (1872-1941)

Isenberg, Jacob

Iverson, Walter Hanson (1884-1952)

Jackson, Alfred (1858-1935)

Jackson, James “Jim” (1889-1961)

Jackson, John (1887-1986)

Jackson, Thomas (1862-1935)

Jamieson, Alexander (1868-1959)

Johannesson, Jonas (1863-1935)

Johannson, Asmundur Petur (1875-1953)

Johnson, Joseph (1862-1930)

Keller, Ernest (1935-2010)

Kelly, James Michel (1873-1969)

Kelly, Martin (1855-1925)

Kelly, Thomas (1855-1939)

Kitchen, Daniel “Dan” (1865-1930)

Klassen, Benjamin F. (1931-2003)

Lailey, William James “Jim” (1879-1951)

Langford, Alexander “Alex” (1887-1961)

Latimer, James Gerald (1842-1927)

Lear, Richard Henry (1861-1945)

Lee, William F. (1853-1919)

Leitch, Peter (1887-1947)

Lewiston, Theodore E. (?-?)

Lissaman, Frank Cecil (1870-1954)

Lissaman, Reginald Otto (1908-1974)

Lobel, Sigmund (1868-1950)

Lount, Frank Reade (1890-1976)

Lount, Graham Conrad (1921-2016)

Lowery, Edward (1843-1893)

Lowery, Robert Newton (1882-1962)

Lundman, Arvid (c1894-1962)

Lyall, Peter Douglas (1878-1945)

Macaw, Arthur (1880-1958)

Macdonald, Archibald (1851-1921)

MacDonald, Robert Johnstone (1875-1949)

Malcom, David (1871-1935)

Malcom, Wilbert Guy “Bert” (1895-1980)

Manser, William Thomas (1869-1958)

Matthews, James Alexander (1886-1954)

May, Frederick William Stuart “Fred” (1903-1974)

McBain, Andrew (1840-1927)

McBean, Cyrus (1848-1918)

McDiarmid, James (1855-1934)

McDiarmid, John “Jack” (1862-1943)

McQuarrie, John (1849-1929)

Metcalfe, Christopher (1867-1947)

Mitchell, George Andrews (1857-1909)

Morrow, John James (1874-1962)

Moses, Frank (1874-?)

Moxam, William (1882-1950)

Neil, James Henry (1862-1927)

Neilson, John L. (?-?)

Neustaedter, Henry (1911-2008)

Norell, Axel Martin (1880-1958)

Oddson, Thorsteinn (1864-1934)

Orr, Robert (1870-1946)

Overgaard, Haakon Magnus Leonard (c1885-1974)

Pachal, Louis A. (1871-1925)

Pain, Franklin Coulson (1884-1934)

Parker, James W. (1869-?)

Paterson [Patterson], Robert Drummond (1835-1928)

Paulson, Oscar (c1891-1969)

Pearson, Nels (1887-1963)

Pétursson, Bjorn (1871-1946)

Pétursson, Rögnvaldur (1877-1940)

Pollock, Alexander (1882-1957)

Pope, George Arthur (1876-1950)

Popeski, Nathan (1884-1970)

Pullmer, Lewis (1876-1945)

Reid, James Murray (1882-1933)

Ritchie, Sinclair Balsor (1855-1933)

Roe, John Alexander (1875-1965)

Rooke, Walter Edwin (1882-1958)

Ross, Duncan James (1865-1947)

Ross, Hugh (1856-1894)

Ross, Neil (1867-1951)

Rourke, William Henry (1850-1918)

Rubin, Victor (c1871-1945)

Saul, John (1840-1928)

Saul, John Alexander (1861-1939)

Sawatzky, Franz Wiebe “Frank” (1904-1999)

Schioler, Knud Birch (1891-1974)

Scott, W. H. (?-?)

Seeley, David Franklin “Dave” (1943-2006)

Sharp, Charles Wallace (1852-1924)

Sharp, George Wallace (1886-1975)

Sheane, James (c1864-1961)

Shepley, Leslie Harmon (1874-1959)

Sheps, Benjamin “Ben” (c1880-1964)

Sigurdson, Randver “Andy” (1890-1963)

Sigurdsson [Sigurdson], Halldor “Dori” (c1885-1974)

Simmons, Arthur (1879-1950)

Simkin, Saul (1915-1994)

Simpson, Christopher Hickey “Chris” (1861-1928)

Smith, James W. (1843-1917)

Snider, Edward R. (1868-?)

Sparrow, Frank Allen (1878-1967)

Stirrett, George (1853-1940)

Sutherland, John (1860-1943)

Sveinsson, Johannes Maris (1875-1953)

Swanson, Anders Wilhelm “Bill” (c1912-1988)

Taubensee, John G. (1930-2009)

Taylor, Bentley (1877-1960)

Thorarinson, Metusalem Jonsson “Salli” (1888-1946)

Tremblay, Joseph Albert (1881-1938)

Tremblay, Joseph Hector (1878-1917)

Turner, Edwin John (1878-1934)

Turner, Robert Edwin “Bob” (?-1988)

Vopni, Jon Jonnson (1864-1956)

Walin, H. S. (?-?)

Wallace, John James (1865-1936)

Waller, Arthur Chadwick (1870-1943)

Watson, Robert (1856-?)

Waugh, James (1860-1927)

White, Alfred Edward (1885-1955)

White, James (1861-1941)

Wilson, John Edward (1878-1956)

Wilson, Wesley Rivers (1878-1954)

Wood, Daniel David (1859-1925)

Woodward, Alexander A. (?-?)

Workman, Ernest Robert (1881-1965)

Worswick, James (1878-?)

Worthington, Roy Lyon (1871-1941)

Wright, David (1848-1917)

Wyatt, Robert Nicholas (1877-1954)

Wyndels, Firmin (c1888-1929)

Zetterlund, John (1859-1933)

Zulak, Steve (c1922-1981)

Firms

A. Akman and Son / Akman Construction

B. F. Klassen Construction Company

Carter-Halls-Aldinger / Commonwealth Construction Company

Claydon Brothers Construction Company / Claydon Construction Limited

Daykin Scott Construction Company

Dominion Bridge Company

F. W. Sawatzky Construction Company / FWS Group

Frank R. Lount and Son

Genser Brothers Construction Company

Harper Construction Company

Kelly Brothers / Manitoba Construction Company / Kelly Brothers and Mitchell / Thomas Kelly and Sons

Kelly-Simpson Construction Company / National Construction Company

LaCour & Schioler

Lyall-Mitchell Company

M and M Construction / Macaw and Macdonald

MacDonald Brothers Sheet Metal and Roofing Company

Malcom Construction

Manitoba Bridge and Iron Works

Mills and Shepley / Shepley Construction Company

Moxam Construction Company

Nelson River Construction Company

Pain and Roe

Peter Leitch Construction Company

Poole Construction

Progress Construction Company / Bockstael Construction Company

Qualico Construction Company

Saul and Irish Construction Company / W. A. Irish and Company

Surety Construction Company

Sutherland Construction Company

Western Construction Company

Winnipeg Construction Company

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: Architects of Manitoba

Sources:

Obituary [Hiro Hashimoto], Winnipeg Free Press, 24 November 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 June 2024

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