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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Campbell Boyd (1886-?)

Journalist.

Born at St.. Stephen, New Brunswick on 7 March 1886, son of John Alexander and Almeda Boyd, he was educated at the St. Stephen High School. He apprenticed as a draughtsman with the D.I.C.S. Company at Sydney, Nova Scotia in 1904. He began a career in journalism as a clerk with the Sydney Daily Post, then circulation manager for one year. He subsequently did editorial work on the Moncton Times before coming to Manitoba in 1909 where he was a reporter and telegraph editor of the Winnipeg Telegram for eighteen months. He later became Editor of the Portage la Prairie Evening Review. He was a Mount Royal Club (Sydney). His recreations included shooting, fishing, and motoring. He was a Conservative and a Methodist. In 1911, he lived at the Leland Hotel in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba.

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 August 2011

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