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Memorable Manitobans: Horace Anderson Creasor Crawford (1888-1955)

Lawyer.

Born at Winnipeg in 1888, son of Horace Edgar Crawford and Lilie Elizabeth Creasor, he graduated from the University of Toronto (BA 1911). He was called to the Manitoba Bar in 1914 and was associated with the law firm of Pitblado, Hoskin of which his father was an original partner. He then joined the Toronto General Mutual Trust and later the Mutual Life Assurance Company of Canada as an estate analyst until his retirement in 1954. He served with the Winnipeg Grenadiers during the First World War, serving in England and France with the 44th Battalion. He was on the Board of Managers for Knox United Church for many years, and was President of the Gyro Club of Winnipeg (1926-1927). He died on 27 April 1955 and was buried in the St. John’s Cathedral Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 April 1955.

“H. C. Crawford dies at 67 years,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 April 1955.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 April 2020

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