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Memorable Manitobans: Charles William Lowe (c1885-1969)

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Charles William Lowe
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University professor.

Born at Birmingham, England around 1885, he came to Manitoba to teach botany at the University of Manitoba, eventually serving 40 years and serving as Head of the Department of Botany from 1936 to 1937, and retiring in 1947. He was President (1925-1927) of the Natural History Society of Manitoba and a member of the Scientific Club of Winnipeg. He lived at 928 North Drive, Winnipeg. He died at Victoria, British Columbia on 18 April 1969.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 22 April 1969, page 28.

“Mrs. Charles Lowe dies Tuesday,” Winnipeg Free Press, 28 May 1946, page 19.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 May 2020

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