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Manitoba Business: Winnipeg Telegram

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Editors | News Editors | Reporters/Journalists | Miscellaneous Staff | Sources

This daily newspaper first appeared in July 1898 after taking over and renaming the Daily Nor'Wester, founded five years earlier by William Fisher Luxton. In 1920, the paper merged with the Winnipeg Tribune.

Editors

Period

Editor

1898-1900

James “Jim” Hooper (1855-1923)

1901-1905

William Sanford Evans (1869-1949)

1905-1916

Mark Edgar Nichols (1873-1961)

1916-1920

Garnett Clay Porter (1866-1945)

News Editors

Period

Editor

1906-1916

Garnett Clay Porter (1866-1945)

Reporters/Journalists

Reporter/Journalist

Period

Title(s)

William Talbot Allison (1874-1941)

?

Literary Columnist

Leonard Francis Earl (1882-1969)

1908-1920

 

William Horner Groves (1854-1915)

1900-?

 

Genevieve Elsie Alice Lipsett (1886-1935)

1904-1918

 

Florence Hamilton Randal Livesay (1875-1953)

1903-1906

 

John Frederick Bligh Livesay (1876-1944)

1905-1907

 

Frederick McGregor “Fred” Marter (1886-1954)

1913-1916

 

Harold Moore (1877-1971)

1919-1920

 

James Hugh “Jim” Richardson (1894-1963)

1912-1913

 

Charles Lewis Shaw (1863-1911)

1905-1911

 

Miscellaneous Staff

Executive

Period

Title(s)

Wilfrid Laurier “Fred” Roblin (1878-1952)

?-1914

Manager

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Telegram Building (70 Albert Street, Winnipeg)

Sources:

“The Big Blue Bugle” by Marjorie Earl in Torch on the Prairies: A Portrait of Journalism in Manitoba, 1859-1988, The Nor-Westers, 1988, pages 45-50.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 June 2022

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