Memorable Manitobans: Horace Halcrow (1882-1945)
Fur merchant, municial official.
Born at Cumberland House on 9 February 1882, son of Gideon Halcrow, he worked for the Hudson’s Bay Company for eight years before coming with his family to The Pas in 1895. He started in business for himself in 1907. He served for eight years on The Pas municipal council and was elected Mayor of The Pas in 1922. He was on the executive of the Dog Derby and one of the originators of it, for the better breeding of dogs, and was its President in 1925. He was a member of the Lord Selkirk Association, IOOF, Anglican church, and Conservative party. He died at Winnipeg on 8 October 1945 and was buried in the St. Michaels and All Angels Cemetery.
Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.
Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
We thank Ralph McLean for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 9 July 2017
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