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Memorable Manitobans: John F. Howard (1860-1926)

Druggist.

Born in Ontario on 5 August 1860, he came to Winnipeg and, in 1880, he opened a pharmacy called the Winnipeg Drug Hall. Serving on the council of the Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association from 1884 to 1900, he served as its Registrar (1886-1893) and President (1892-1896). On 14 May 1891, he married Hannah Matthews “Mattie” Macdougall, sister of Walter Daniel Macdougall. They had three children: Esther Macdougall Howard (b 1894), Isabel Macdougall Howard (b 1897), and Macdougall Howard (b 1899). He died at Santa Barbara, California on 7 October 1926.

Sources:

“Marriage of J. F. Howard,” Winnipeg Tribune, 14 May 1891, page 1.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Tribune, 9 October 1926, page 2.

The History of Pharmacy in Manitoba by Manitoba Pharmaceutical Association Historical Committee, 1954, page 165.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 February 2016

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