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Memorable Manitobans: Lawrence B. Latimer (1867-?)

Real estate broker.

Born Ottawa, 1867, son of James and Mary Latimer. Educated Ottawa and Winnipeg. Commenced business career as real estate broker, Winnipeg, 1888. Came to British Columbia, 1906. Ex-Police Magistrate and County Court Clerk. Married Helena Simpson, Lethbridge, Alberta; has two daughters. Recreations: all outdoor sports. Address: 1165 Nelson Street, Vancouver, B.C.

In 1911, Latimer was a partner in the firm of Latimer, Ney and McTavish, Ltd., 419 Pender Street, Vancouver.


Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

Page revised: 17 October 2008

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