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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Louis Bond (1870-1948)

Real estate and financial agent, municipal official.

Born in Grey County, Ontario on 4 April 1870, son of John and Martha A. Bond, he was educated at Ontario public schools. Coming to Manitoba in 1892, he worked for several years in the construction department of the Canadian Northern Railway at Dauphin. He moved to Winnipeg in 1903 where he established the real estate business of Berry & Bond in partnership with T. Berry.

He was married twice, first to Fannie Jane Stacey (1880-1903) on 10 November 1897, and re-married to Clara A. Maynard on 2 June 1904. He had a son and four daughters. He was a member of the IOOF and L.O.L. His recreations included motoring and gardening. Liberal. Methodist. In 1911, he lived at 163 Florence Avenue, Fort Rouge, Winnipeg. He served as a Winnipeg City Alderman from 1912 to 1914 and also served as Chairman of the Parks Board.

He moved to British Columbia around 1926 and died at New Westminster on 25 August 1948.

Sources:

Marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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.

“Ex-Winnipegger, A. L. Bond, dies” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 September 1948.

Page revised: 7 August 2009

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