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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas William Holley(1860-1920)

Click to enlargeReal estate and insurance broker.

Born Granby, Quebec, 17 February 1860, son of Henry and Roxana Holley. Educated at public schools, Massachusetts. Began career as paper manufacturer, Holyoke, Massachusetts, 1880; came to Winnipeg, 1903; established present business, 1905. Married Dora G. Fales, Holyoke, 1891; has four sons and six daughters. Club: Canadian. Recreation: farming. Independent; Presbyterian. Address: 142 Furby Street, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Holley was a partner in the firm of Holley and Baird Realty Company, 265 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg.

Click to enlargeHolley died on 29 October 1920, in 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.

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