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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Samuel Crotty (1843-1923)

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Henry Samuel Crotty
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Real estate agent.

Born in Ontario on 11 January 1843, he came to Winnipeg in 1879 where he established the first real estate firm in the city. He was in business partnerships with William H. Cross (1887-1902) and William Frank. He was a founder of the Winnipeg Real Estate Board, in 1903. He was married to Sara Johnston (?-?) with whom he had daughter Sara May Crotty (?-?) and son Thomas Henry Crotty. He served a single term on the Winnipeg City Council (1885). He had moved to British Columbia by 1911 and died at Victoria on 23 September 1923.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

British Columbia Vital Statistics.

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 May 2019

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