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Memorable Manitobans: Allan Shipley Bond (1879-1959)

Lawyer, businessman.

Born at Pakenham, Ontario on 17 May 1879, son of Rev. Stephen Bond and Jennie Sanderson, he was educated at the public and high schools of Montreal, Wesleyan College (Stanstead, Quebec), and Osgoode Hall. He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1903.

He practiced law with the firm of Aikins, Robson, Loftus and Coyne (1907-1908). In 1912 he formed a law partnership with James Bowes Coyne. From the 1920s to the 1950s, he was Manager, Director and Vice-President of the National Trust Company.

On 2 April 1907, he married Ada Louise Beattie (1880-1915) at Seaforth, Ontario. They had a daughter, Gwendolyn Irene Bond (1911-1997, wife of Charles Frederick Code). He was a member of the Manitoba Club, Winnipeg Golf Club, Pine Ridge Golf Club, and Methodist church.

He died at Winnipeg on 12 September 1959 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery. At the time of his death, he lived at 243 Harvard Avenue.


Marriage registration, Ancestry.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Who's Who and Why, Volumes 6 and 7, 1915-1916, page 588.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 September 1959, page 24.

Winnipeg Free Press necrology files. [University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, Winnipeg Elite Study, G. Friesen Fonds, Mss 154, Box 15, File 16]

A Proud Heritage: The First Hundred Years of Aikins, MacAulay and Thorvaldson by Lee Gibson, Winnipeg: Aikins, MacAulay & Thorvaldson, 1979.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 October 2021

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