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Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

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Memorable Manitobans: Ellis H. Floyd (1894-?)

Bank manager.

Born at Cobourg, Ontario, 1894. Son of the Reverend M. P. Floyd and Alma Bradley. Married Clara Pollock. Has two sons. Educated at Killarney, Manitoba, Public and High Schools. Cornish stock; father came to Canada and settled in Northumberland County; was a minister of the Presbyterian Church; came West and was one of the pioneer missionaries of the Rainy River district; afterwards Rat Portage. Came to Manitoba in 1897; had charge of the parishes of Killarney and Melita; still lives, Lloydminster, Saskatchewan; farms. Ellis Floyd started in the banking business with the Bank of Hamilton at Killarney, 1909. Joined Northern Crown Bank in 1910 (Melita), left their service to join Union Bank, 1913 (Pierson). Manager of Melita branch in 1921. President, Board of Trade of the Town of Melita. Junior Warden of the Masonic Lodge. Secretary-Treasurer Board of Management, Presbyterian Church, Melita. Recreations: Curling and tennis. Address, Melita, Manitoba.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 November 2016

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