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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Hartley Attwood (c1883-1963)

Engineer, civil servant.

He trained as an engineer at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario) then worked with the Dominion Water Power Branch at Ottawa and Winnipeg. He served as the first Deputy Minister of Mines and Natural Resources and a Director of Water Power Manitoba. He was President of the Association of Professional Engineers of Manitoba (1929-1930) and was Chairman of the Board for the Knowles School for Boys. He was a member of the Winnipeg Rotary Club, Augustine United Church, Masons, and Khartum Shriners. He died at the St. Boniface Sanatorium on 20 November 1963.

Sources:

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 November 1963, page 32.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 November 2018

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