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Memorable Manitobans: Harry T. Cherry (1872-?)

Click to enlargeReal estate and colonization agent.

Born at Cobourg, Ontario on 3 May 1872, son of James A. and Annie Cherry, he was educated at Trinity University, Toronto. He commenced a career with the Bank of Commerce in Toronto, in 1889. He worked as a merchant in Alberta from 1891 to 1896, serving as an Alderman at Lethbridge from 1904 to 1905. He then came to Winnipeg where he was associated with the real estate firm of Newton, Davidson and Cherry. He went into business on his own account in 1908. In 1911, his business was located at 210 Portage Avenue.

In 1900, he married Emily O’Donnell of Toronto. They had one son. He served as Lieutenant of the 100th Regiment at Winnipeg. He was a member of the Carleton Club, St. Charles Country Club, Military Institute, and AF & AM. Recreation: motoring. Anglican. In 1911, he lived at 60 Roslyn Road, Winnipeg.

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: 26 February 2016

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