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Memorable Manitobans: Archibald James Bannerman (1862-1928)

Broker, municipal official.

Born in Winnipeg on 25 April 1862, son of George Bannerman and Mary Taylor, grandson of Alexander Bannerman, he was educated in the St. John’s Parish school and St. John’s College. He worked as a financial and real estate broker and served on the Winnipeg City Council from 1895 to 1896. He traveled to the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush. He was a member of the Lord Selkirk Association, AF & AM (Northern Light Lodge), and the St. John’s Lawn Bowling Club. He died unmarried at his Winnipeg home, 64 Bannerman Avenue, on 28 February 1928 and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery.

See also:

A Thousand Words: The Yukon Party from Manitoba by Gordon Goldsborough
Manitoba History, Number 49, June 2005

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“A. J. Bannerman dies after long illness” Undated newspaper clipping. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B8]

We thank Alison Poetker for providing additional information used in this profile.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 January 2011

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