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Memorable Manitobans: Mowbray Stenhouse Berkeley (1881-?)

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Born Antigua, British West Indies on 7 April 1881, son of Humphry Berkeley and Bertha Moir, he was educated at Jersey, Channel Islands, and England. Came to Canada, 1900; Winnipeg, 1906; representing British capital in Canada.

In 1908 he married Aimee McMullen Burch Pearson of Winnipeg. They had two sons and two daughters. He was a member of the Manitoba Club, the Winnipeg Golf Club, the Winnipeg Hunt Club, the Western Canada Military Institute, and the Canadian Association of Public Schools of Great Britain. His recreations included cricket, tennis, golf, and shooting. Conservative, Anglican.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

Page revised: 26 April 2009

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