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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.

Sources:

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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