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Memorable Manitobans: Jacob Hall Holman (1853-1927)

Court bailiff.

Born at Napierville, Quebec on 29 October 1853, son of Colonel George Holman and Julia Hall, brother of B. H. Holman, he was educated at the Montreal Public School. In 1925, he was High Bailiff of the Court of King’s Bench, in Winnipeg. In September 1883, he married Sarah A. Coultry. They had two sons and a daughter. He was a member of the Anglican Church. In 1925, he lived at 193 Furby Street, in Winnipeg. He died following a medical operation at Winnipeg on 18 December 1927 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“J. H. Holman, pioneer of Winnipeg, is dead” Newspaper clipping dated 19 December 1927. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B8]

Page revised: 14 September 2009

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