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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 Benjamin H. Holman, he was educated at the Montreal Public School. In 1925, he was High Bailiff of the Court of King’s Bench at Winnipeg. In September 1883, he married Sarah A. Coultry (?-1942) and 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 the Elmwood Cemetery.


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

Death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 August 2019

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