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Manitoba Business: Cargill Grain

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In 1974, the Cargill Grain Company, the Canadian subsidiary of American company Cargill Inc., purchased the grain elevators of National Grain.

Presidents

Period

President

1964-1973

Earl Harry Greene (1921-1983)

1973-1982

Roger Murray

1982-2005

Kerry L. Hawkins

2005-2013

Leonard J. “Len” Penner

Vice-Presidents / General Managers

Period

Vice President / General Manager

1953-1964

Earl Harry Greene (1921-1983)

1964-?

?

?-1972

R. L. M. Dawson

Secretary-Treasurers

Period

Secretary-Treasurer

1964-?

Norman D. Milne

Country Elevators

Location

Rail

Opened

1970
Capacity
(bushels)

Closed

Comments

Brandon

CN

1974

?

?

 

Dauphin

CN

 

-

 

Bought from UGG (October 1980)

Durban

CN

 

 

 

Bought from National Grain (1975), demolished (?)

Elm Creek

CP

1976

-

-

 

Elva

CP

 

-

 

 

Ethelbert

CN

 

 

 

Demolished (?)

Morris

CP

June 1995

-

?

Traded from Manitoba Pool (?)

Nesbitt

CP

 

-

 

 

Newdale

CP

August 1980

-

June 1995

Traded to Manitoba Pool (?)

Oakner

CN

1978

-

 

 

Rivers

CN

?

?

?

Bought from National Grain (1975), sold to private ownership (?)

Sidney

CP

1975

36,700

?

Traded from Manitoba Pool (1975); demolished (1999)

Solsgirth

CP

?

?

June 1995

Traded to Manitoba Pool (?)

Swan River 1

CN

?

?

May 2015

Demolished (2015)

Swan River 2

CN

?

?

?

Demolished (?)

Tenby

CN

1977

67,000

1999

Bought from UGG (1976), demolished (1999)

See also:

Manitoba Business: National Grain

Sources:

“Jottings from the business world,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 February 1964, page 57.

“Cargill Grain will purchase National’s major subsidiaries,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 March 1974, page 63.

“Cargill president named,” Russell Banner, 14 July 1982, page 8.

“Cargill’s president retires; vice-president takes over,” Winnipeg Free Press, 8 December 2005, page 23.

Annual Reports, RG 4, Manitoba Pool Elevators fonds, Series B, Central Office Records, B.7, S. J. McKee Archives.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 January 2017

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