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Memorable Manitobans: William Edwin Ellerby (1868-1931)

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William Edwin Ellerby
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Born at Weston, Ontario on 14 November 1868, where he was a noted lacrosse and soccer player, he came to Winnipeg and worked for the James Robertson Company. He took up curling, became a member of the Thistle Curling Club, and served on the executive of the Manitoba Curling Association. He was also a member of the Odd Fellows (Manitoba Lodge No. 1), Ancient Order of United Workmen, and Fort Rouge United Church. He died at Winnipeg on 15 December 1931.


“Builders of Greater Winnipeg,” Winnipeg Tribune, 18 June 1931, page 33.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 June 2020

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