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Memorable Manitobans: William Brydon (1847-1930)

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William Brydon
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His Winnipeg firm of Brydon & Company did building contracting, appraisal, and adjusting. He was elected a Winnipeg City Alderman in 1883 and was later appointed to the city’s Board of Valuation. He was a member of the AF & AM (St. John’s Lodge) and the IOOF (North Star Lodge, of which he was grand master). He and wife Jennie Muir Brydon had no children. He died at his residence, 154 Rupert Avenue, on 25 August 1930.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Harris House (26 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Warehouse (104-108 Princess Street, Winnipeg)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: La Riviere Brickyard (La Riviere, RM of Pembina)

MHS Resources: Manitoba Bricks and Blocks: People


A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

“William Brydon dies; was former alderman,” Manitoba Free Press, 26 August 1930.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 May 2019

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