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Manitoba Business: Security Elevator Company

This Winnipeg-based Security Elevator Company was incorporated formally in July 1908 with the following initial directors: Lyman Oliver Downing, Ralph Henry Moore, Hugh Phillipps, Thomes Gillespie, and William Kellman Chandler. In late 1929, its assets were acquired by the Northern Elevator Company.

Vice-Presidents

Period

Vice-President

1915-?

George Duncan Cameron (1874-1947)

c1928

T. P. Heffelfinger

1929

Elbert Walter Kneeland (1866-1941)

Secretary-Treasurers

Period

Secretary-Treasurer

1908-1909

Loy M. Pugh

1909-1929

John Villardson (1870-1929)

Country Elevators (Manitoba)

Location

Rail

Opened

Closed

Capacity
(bushels)

Comments

Barr

 

c1912

1913

30,000

 

Firdale

 

c1912

1929

30,000

Sold to Northern Elevator (1929)

Ingelow

 

1926

1929

30,000

Sold to Northern Elevator (1929)

Knox

 

c1912

1913

30,000

 

Pope

 

1905

1929

30,000

Sold to Northern Elevator (1929)

St. Lazare

 

c1912

1929

30,000

Sold to Northern Elevator (1929)

Uno

 

c1912

1929

30,000

Sold to Northern Elevator (1929)

Sources:

“Notice,” Manitoba Free Press, 1 September 1908, page 2.

“City man uses plane on trip to mother’s funeral,” Winnipeg Tribune, 23 July 1928, page 10.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 March 2020

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