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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Cross (1904-1993)

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Alexander Cross
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Civil servant, community activist.

Born at Wallacestone, Scotland on 1 April 1904, he came with his family to Winnipeg in 1923 where he was employed with the Canadian National Railways for seven years and with the City of Winnipeg Health Department for 38 years. He retired in 1969 as Assistant Chief Health Inspector. During the Second World War, he served in the Canadian Army from 1941 to 1945. He was a member of the Canadian Institute of Health Inspectors, AF & AM (Ionic Lodge No. 25), and the Winnipeg Burns Club (President, c1972-1974). He died at Winnipeg on 27 October 1993.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 October 1993, page 47.

We thank Tim Roark for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 June 2014

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