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Memorable Manitobans: Harry W. Cook (1881-?)

Business manager.

Born at Windsor, Ohio in 1881, son of Gordon O. Cook and Eleanor Rawdon, he graduated from Buchtel College in Akron, Ohio in 1902 then was employed as a civil engineer at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In 1905 he became a salesman in the Toronto, Ontario office of the Philip Carey Company, which specialized in roofing and asbestos materials. In 1908 he was appointed manager of its Winnipeg office, his territory spanning from Western Ontario to British Columbia. In 1907 he married Mae Everett at Greenwich, Ohio. They had a daughter. He was a member of the Assiniboine Club.

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: 2 April 2010

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