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Memorable Manitobans: Max Goldstine (1852-1928)


Born on 17 August 1852, he came to Winnipeg in 1878 and was a fur trader at Fort Qu’Appelle, North West Territories (now Saskatchewan) from 1880 to 1885. He returned to Winnipeg and opened the Manitoba Clothing Company in 1886. On 20 January 1886, he married Jennie Cohn of Winnipeg. They had two sons and two daughters. The family lived at 123 Mayfair Avenue, Winnipeg. He was a member of the Masons (Ionic Lodge and Mount Sinai Blue Lodge) since 1886 and a charter member of the Shaarey Zedek congregation. He died at Winnipeg on 24 October 1928 and was buried in the Shaarey Zedek Cemetery.


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

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Pioneer citizen dies at age of 76 years,” Manitoba Free Press, 26 October 1928, page 6.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 October 2014

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