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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Edward Drewry (1877-1966)

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Charles Edward Drewry
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Born at Winnipeg on 27 May 1877, son of E. L. Drewry and Eliza Lile Starkey, he was active with the family brewing company until its sale in 1920 when he retired to private business in which he was active until his death. He was married to Catherine Minnie Murray (1890-1977) with whom he had no children. Drewry was a sports enthusiast in earlier years and was a member of the Winnipeg Rowing Club. His memberships included the Manitoba Club, St. Charles Country Club and the Fellowship Club. He was a member of the Advisory Board of the Canada Trust and was an active member of the Sanatorium Board of Manitoba. Mr. Drewry was Rectors Warden Emeritus of St. John’s Cathedral. He died in Winnipeg on 25 January 1966.


This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 May 2015

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