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Manitoba History No. 88
Manitoba
History

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award
Lieutenant
Governor's
History
Award

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Manitoba Organization: Photographers’ Association of Western Canada

In 1909, a meeting of photographers was held in Winnipeg, during which it was agreed to form an association to be called the Photographers’ Association of Western Canada. The following officers were elected: W. W. Robson (Winnipeg, President), J. G. Banks (Kenora, Vice-President), C. M. Burk (Edmonton, Vice-President), Sidney E. Prest (Morden, Vice-President), Fred Ransdale (Moosomin, Vice-President), and A. L. Lee (Winnipeg, Secretary-Treasurer). Members of the executive committee included A. E. Gentzel (Winnipeg), G. W. Sparling (Portage la Prairie), P. M. Rowe (Saskatoon), Frank Gowen (Brandon), and R. T. McFadden (Winnipeg). The auditors were W. K. Ranton (Treherne) and G. S. Jenkins (Deloraine).

The following photographers were present at the meeting: Paul Denison (Indian Head, Saskatchewan), Frank Gowen (Brandon), S. Davidson (Brandon), G. B. Warburton (Wilkie, Saskatchewan), Douglas H. Gibson (Brandon), G. H. Llewellyn (Winnipeg), R. F. A. McFadden (Winnipeg), A. A. Gentzel (Winnipeg), W. W. Robson (Winnipeg), A. L. Lee (Winnipeg), Harold H. Tilley (Minnedosa), A. Silver (Dryden, Ontario), Albert Smith (Shoal Lake), N. J. Osborne (Boissevain), J. L. Edlunds (Claresholm, Alberta), C. M. Burk (Edmonton, Alberta), P. W. Rowe (Yorkton, Saskatchewan), G. W. Sparling (Portage la Prairie), James Paynter (Carberry), Edgar Smith (Glenboro), W. K. Ranton (Treherne), C. Jessup (Gladstone), Frederick Steele (Winnipeg), William Minns (Gladstone), A. J. Lawrence (Birtle), A. Schmidt (Winnipeg), Fred Ransdale (Moosomin, Saskatchewan); G. S. Jenkins (Deloraine), H. L. Jones (Elbow, Saskatchewan), J. W. Gibson (Winnipeg), A. J. Rawson (Dauphin), G. E. Durrant (Hartney), W. Jackson (Winnipeg), S. E. Prest (Morden), Frank W. Weekes (Virden), H. J. Strong (Winnipeg), J. G. Banks (Kenora, Ontario), and J. L. Hamilton (Weyburn, Saskatchewan).

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This page was prepared by Rob McInnes and Gordon Goldsborough.

Profile revised: 6 September 2013

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