Memorable Manitobans: Charles F. Bunnell (1852-1928)
Born at Brooklyn, New York on 7 March 1852, he came to Winnipeg in 1882. He purchased the Clarendon Hotel in 1894, at a time when it was one of the three best hotels in the city. He sold the property in 1904 and purchased the Cosmopolitan Hotel in 1906. He had two children: Homer Bunnell (1875-?) and Jennifer Melissa “Dolly” Bunnell (1882-1940, wife of Donald W. Dingwall). He died at Santa Monica, California in April 1928.
“Real estate review,” Winnipeg Tribune, 22 December 1906, page 11.
“Pioneer hotelman dies in California,” Manitoba Free Press, 7 April 1928.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 30 January 2020
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