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Memorable Manitobans: Ernest John Jewers (1890-?)

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Born at St. Albans, Hertfordshire, England, 12 August 1890. Son of Oliver Jewers and Hannah Pippett. Married Kathleen Green, 4 December 1920. Was educated at St. Albans School. Came to Winnipeg, 1912. Clerk with The Home Bank of Canada. Joined Canadian Expeditionary Force, 1914; private with 27th Battalion; France, 1915-1918, sergeant. Returned to Winnipeg, 1919, and was engaged with Imperial Oil Co. In 1920 joined the Province of Manitoba Savings Office (North End Branch); in 1924 was appointed manager of the whole system. Member, Winnipeg Canoe Club. Member, United Church. Recreations: Cricket, Association football. Residence, 175 Kingston Row, St. Vital.

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 May 2011

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