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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert Henry Hinch (1872-?)

Financial agent.

Born at Tamworth, Ontario on 2 August 1872, son of Ogden and Jean Hinch, nephew of Simpson P. Hinch, he was educated at the Napanee Collegiate Institute and the Stratford (Ontario) Business College. He worked in the mercantile business at Napanee starting in 1890 then came to Winnipeg in 1898. By 1911, he was President of the Manitoba and Western Colonization Company.

In 1894, he married Marion MacEachern of Napanee. They had three children: Reginald Hinch, Grace Hinch, and Jean Katherine Hinch. Recreation: all outdoor sports. Independent Conservative. Address: Brock and Crescent Road, Winnipeg.


Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

Page revised: 23 April 2010

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