Memorable Manitobans: Horatio Frederick Forrest (1868-1923)
Born at Ste. Claire, Quebec on 7 October 1867, he came to Manitoba when his father H. F. Forrest undertook engineering work for the Canadian Pacific Railway. He was educated at St. John’s College then he joined the staff of the Union Bank of Canada at Winnipeg. He was later appointed as manager of the bank’s branch at Deloraine, then at Neepawa and Calgary, Alberta. He next returned to Winnipeg as manager of the newly formed Northern Crown Bank. He later served with the Home Bank of Canada and the Union Bank of Canada. He was married to Maud Cottingham. He died at Winnipeg on 5 April 1923.
1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
“West loses pioneer in death of H. F. Forrest”, newspaper clipping [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B7]
Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 29 November 2016
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