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Memorable Manitobans: William Frederick Liddle (1883-1943)

Real estate agent.

Born at Stratford, Ontario on 2 April 1883, son of Thomas Liddle (1844-?) and Mary Fernley (1845-?), he came to Winnipeg in 1904 and was a member of the real estate firm of Liddle Brothers in partnership with his older brother Alexander Telford Liddle. He married Ethel Pfrimmer (1887-1971) of Stratford and they had six children, a son and five daughters. He served as a councillor for the Town of Winnipeg Beach for 14 years, and a governor for the aquatic club there. He was one of the original members of the Assiniboine Lawn Bowling Club. He died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 2 April 1943 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery. At the time of his death, he lived at 933 McMillan Avenue.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“W. F. Liddle, pioneer realtor, dies,” Winnipeg Tribune, 2 April 1943.

Obituary [Ethel Liddle], Winnipeg Free Press, 18 March 1971, page 35.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 February 2021

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