Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 142 years


Memorable Manitobans: Samuel Code (1860-?)

Businessman.

Born at Listowel, Ontario on 22 August 1860, son of Samuel Code and Mary Ritchie, he attended the public schools of Trowbridge then apprenticed for four years as a miller. He then worked for several years as a miller in Ontario and Quebec before moving to Merrickville, Ontario where he rented a mill of his own. When it was destroyed by fire, he accepted a position as chief miller for the Arrow Milling Company at Birtle, Manitoba. He stayed there for three years before moving to Dauphin where he established the Dauphin Milling and Creamery Company. He also owned farm land in the vicinity of Dauphin.

On 15 May 1886, he married Mary E. Willis at Arnprior, Ontario. They had three children: Kathleen G. Code, William Willis Code, and Evelyn Code. He was a member of the IOOF and the Methodist Church. He served on the local school board.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 March 2010

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. We acknowledge that the collection contains both reputable and disreputable people. All are worth remembering as a lesson to future generations.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Firsts | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations

© 1998-2021 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.