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Memorable Manitobans: D. J. Benham (c1876-1949)

Journalist.

Born at Guelph, Ontario around 1876, he came to Manitoba as a young man where he was editor and publisher of the Virden Advance (1896-?). Later he joined the Manitoba Free Press as a reporter and was, for a time, City Editor. He moved to Toronto around 1914 where he worked in contracting and building. He died at his Toronto home on 29 March 1949.

Sources:

“Former city editor dies,” Winnipeg Tribune, 30 March 1949, page 7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 July 2015

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