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Memorable Manitobans: Alfred Hill (1850-1907)

Entrepreneur.

Born in Sarbuck County near St. Stephen, NewBrunswick on 6 September 1850, he came to Winnipeg in 1872. Hill was associated with his brother, Wilson Hill, in a building and lumbering business in Winnipeg, and on the Lake of the Woods. He established himself in the Kootenay country, British Columbia, for the next fifteen years. He returned to make his home in Winnipeg, bringing his mother and two sisters from the east. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. He died at his residence, 168 Balmoral Street, on 5 November 1907.

Sources:

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 April 2015

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