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Memorable Manitobans: Nicholas John King (1881-?)


Born at Exeter, England on 25 May 1881, son of John King and Susanna Ball, he left school at the age of 13 and began working as an errand boy. Two years later he began learning the painting business. He eventually emigrated to Manitoba and settled at Brandon where he established a carriage and automobile painting business. He was also a director of the Brandon Fire Engine Company. On 2 June 1909, he married Florence Elizabeth Hallett at Brandon. He was a member of the Sons of England (President) and the Anglican church.


Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 March 2010

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