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Memorable Manitobans: William Galloway (1863-1946)

General merchant, rancher.

Born near Falkirk, Scotland on 23 September 1863, son of William and Agnes Galloway, in 1879 he came to Canada and settled for a time at Paris, Ontario. He came to Manitoba in 1881 with his brother Roper Galloway and established a general store at Gladstone under the name of Galloway Brothers. A large part of their business was providing meat to railway construction companies. They sold the store around 1907 and William operated a cattle ranch while Roper moved to Winnipeg. On 2 March 1898, William married Sadie Eldora Dotten (1872-1946) in the RM of Lansdowne. They had five children: William D. Galloway (b 1899), Roper Galloway (b 1901), Lottie Galloway (b 1903), Sadie Galloway (b 1909), and George Galloway (b 1912). He died at Gladstone on 18 June 1946 and was buried in the Gladstone Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Galloway Brothers Department Store (37 Morris Avenue, Gladstone, Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Galloway House (26 Hyde Park Crescent, Gladstone, Municipality of WestLake-Gladstone)

Sources:

1901 and 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

Third Crossing by Margaret M. Fahrni and W. L. Morton, 1946. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5649.G53 Fah]

Beyond Third Crossing by Gladstone Rural History Book Committee, c1987. [Manitoba Legislative Library, F5648.G64 Bey]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 September 2016

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