Memorable Manitobans: Albert Levvy (1884-1950)
Born at Nottingham, England on 2 March 1884, he came to Canada early in the 20th century. He settled at Winnipeg in 1910 where he established the Levvy Electric Company, operating it until his death. He was married twice, first to Georgina Dudley (?-?, sister of Guildford F. Dudley) with whom he had two sons, Donald Levvy (?-?) and Guildford Albert Levvy (1913-?) before they divorced, and second on 28 September 1931 to Marguerite Prynne (c1900-1981). He was a member of the Masons. He died at the Misericordia Hospital on 22 February 1950 and was buried in the St. John’s Cathedral Cemetery.
Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“Dr. Guildford Levvy receives degree,” Winnipeg Tribune, 23 July 1938, page 3.
“Wed in Edinburgh,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 November 1938, page 10.
“Electrical firm founder dies here,” Winnipeg Tribune, 22 February 1950, page 26.
“Albert Levvy, 65, business man dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 22 February 1950, page 12.
Obituary [Marguerite Levvy], Winnipeg Free Press, 23 April 1981, page 73.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 15 August 2020