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Memorable Manitobans: William Georgeson (1859-?)

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William Georgeson
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Wholesale grocer.

Born in Quebec on 26 August 1859, he came to Winnipeg and by 1902 was working for the wholesale grocery firm of Codville and Company. On 2 September 1882, he married Annie V. Anderson (1863-?) at Emerson. They had three children: Gladys J. Georgeson (1883-?), William Allan Georgeson (1886-?), and Barbara F. Georgeson (1887-?). He was a founding member, in 1905, of the St. Charles Country Club. He served as President of the Manitoba Curling Association (1896-1897) and Winnipeg Board of Trade (1902). In 1907, he resigned from the Codville firm and moved to Calgary, Alberta.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage and birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

We thank Terry Webber for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 July 2017

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