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Manitoba History No. 89
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War Memorials in Manitoba
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This Old Elevator
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Memorable Manitobans: Daniel Augustus Kane (1886-1961)

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Daniel Augustus Kane
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Grain merchant.

Born in England on 7 November 1886, son of Daniel Augustus Kane and Margaret Bone, he came to Canada in 1910. He worked in the grain industry, including service as the General Manager of Manitoba Pool Elevators (1931-1943) and a Commissioner of the Canadian Wheat Board (1935-1936, 1944-1945). He moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1945 as the Board’s Western Representative, resigning in September 1947. He and wife Eva May Kenny (?-?) had two children. He moved to Sidney, British Columbia in 1956. He died at his home there on 22 July 1961 and was buried locally.

Sources:

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 July 1961, page 19.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 July 2019

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