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Memorable Manitobans: William Pitt Alsip (1859-1944)


Born at Prairie des Chenes, Wisconsin in 1859, son of William Alsip, he came to Winnipeg in 1896. He was President and founder of the Alsip Brick, Tile and Lumber Company and President of the Red River Valley Brick Corporation. He served as President of the Winnipeg Builders Exchange. He was a member of the Masons and the Khartum Temple. He died at his Winnipeg home, 215 Stafford Street, on 2 May 1944 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.

See also:

MHS Centennial Business: Alsip’s Building Products and Services

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Sidney Brickworks (Sidney, RM of North Norfolk)


“William P. Alsip dies on Tuesday,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 May 1944, page 15.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 September 2013

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