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Memorable Manitobans: William Horner Groves (1854-1915)

Journalist, civil servant.

He worked as a journalist in London, England for many years, coming to Winnipeg in 1900 to join the editorial staff of the Winnipeg Telegram newspaper. He later served as Confidential Secretary to Premier R. P. Roblin. He died at his Winnipeg home, 377 Toronto Street, on 6 January 1915.

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Death of W. H. Groves, secretary to Premier”, Manitoba Free Press, 7 January 1915, page 16.

“William H. Groves, journalist, dead”, Winnipeg Telegram, 7 January 1915 [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B6]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 August 2011

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