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Memorable Manitobans: William Thomas Low (c1882-1974)

Grain merchant.

Born at Edinburgh, Scotland around 1882, he came to Canada in 1904 where he was a member of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange and Secretary-Treasurer of Wiley Low & Company (circa 1930). He retired to Calgary in 1958. On 15 August 1910, he married Rose Constance “Connie” Dickson (c1887-1955) at Winnipeg and they had a son, son Thomas Low (1916-?). He died at Calgary, Alberta on 16 June 1974 and was buried in the St. James Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Low House (1102 Wolseley Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary [Rose Constance Low], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 March 1955, page 25.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 June 1974, page 30.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 September 2021

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