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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Henry Enderton (1861-1920)

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Charles H. Enderton
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Charles H. Enderton
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Born at Lafayette, Indiana on 4 May 1861, he was orphaned at the age of three. Educated at De Pauw University, he commenced a career as attorney-at-law at St. Paul, Minnesota in 1884. He came to Winnipeg in 1890 and started in the real estate business. He was a founder of the Winnipeg Real Estate Board, in 1903. He was instrumental in the development of the Crescentwood neighborhood. He was very successful and, by 1910, was listed by the Winnipeg Telegram as one of Winnipeg’s 19 millionaires. He was a member of the Manitoba Club, Carleton Club, St. Charles Country Club, Winnipeg Automobile Club, Pine Ridge Golf Club, AF & AM, RT of T, and Sigma Chi. He was a keen golfer. He died unmarried on 25 June 1920 while driving his automobile on Academy Road, after returning from a drive through Assiniboine Park. He left an estate valued at $1,200,000. He is commemorated by Enderton Park in Winnipeg.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Crescentwood Park / Enderton Park (11 Ruskin Row, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

“Charles H. Enderton is called by death,” newspaper clipping dated 26 June 1920. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B7]

“C. H. Enderton Leaves Estate of $1,200,000,” Manitoba Free Press, 8 October 1920.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 April 2017

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