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Manitoba Business: Griffin Brothers

Established in 1903 by brothers Alfred James Griffin (1854-1921) and George W. Griffin (1871-?), this Winnipeg-based general contracting firm also did ornamental plastering and tiling.

Some of its construction works in Manitoba included:

Building

Location

Year

Status

Rosemount Apartments

351 River Avenue, Winnipeg

1906

 

Moxam Court

280-286 River Avenue, Winnipeg

1906-1907

 

Crescent Court

207 Hugo Street North, Winnipeg

1908

 

Warwick Apartments

366 Qu’Appelle Avenue, Winnipeg

1908-1909

 

Gwalia Block

169-173 Osborne Street, Winnipeg

1909

 

Great Northern City Ticket Office

?

?

 

Nanton Building

?

?

 

Sources:

“Griffin Bros. contractors,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 June 1909, page 27.

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

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration [Alfred James Griffin], British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 December 2021

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