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Memorable Manitobans: Spencer Cox Guest (1886-1971)

Shoe merchant.

Born at Wingham, Ontario on 9 October 1886, he was raised at Goderich and came to Winnipeg in 1903. He founded the Guest Shoe Company and was its President until retirement near his death. He was a member of Young United Church, Masons (Northern Light Lodge), Strathcona Curling Club (President), Assiniboine Lawn Bowling Club (President), and Outlook Club of Winnipeg (founding President). He died at Winnipeg on 8 October 1971.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 October 1971, page 35.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Alan Crossin for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 November 2017

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