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Memorable Manitobans: William Edwin Ellerby (1868-1931)

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William Edwin Ellerby
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Curler.

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.

Sources:

“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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