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Manitoba Organization: Brandon Board of Trade / Brandon Chamber of Commerce

The Chamber was incorporated on 14 May 1883 as the Brandon Board of Trade.

Presidents

Period

President

1889-1890

E. B. Smith

1890-1891

William Johnston

1891-1900

?

1900-1901

Mr. MacHaffie

1901-1902

?

1902-1903

Frederick Nation (1861-1955)

1903-1905

John Inglis (1858-1941)

?

Albert Edward McKenzie (1870-1964)

1923

James Ewen Matthews (1869-1950)

1923-1948

?

?

Francis Reginald Longworth (1891-1955)

1948-1949

D. R. Doig

1949-1951

John Boyd Craig (1901-1992)

1952-?

A. G. Cockrill

?

William Stordy (1902-1986)

1959-1960

Royal Kitchener “Roy” Armstrong (1902-1985)

?

Frank Osborne Meighen (1908-1995)

1976-1977

Charles O. “Chuck” Meighen (1943-2018)

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Merchants Bank Building (1043 Rosser Avenue, Brandon)

Sources:

“J. B. Craig is new head Chamber of Commerce in city,” Brandon Sun, 18 January 1950, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 November 2021

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