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Memorable Manitobans: Edwin Larwill Macvicar (1875-1938)


Born at St. Boniface on 28 August 1875, son of George D. Macvicar and Josephine Larwill (1844-1921), he worked as a clerk in a threshing and harvesting machinery business that was taken over by the J. I. Case Company. He became the company’s Manitoba manager in 1902 and later at Regina, Saskatchewan. For many years he was connected with International Harvester Company at Seattle, Washington. In 1904, he married Charlotte Lewis of Des Moines, Iowa. He was a member of the Carleton Club. He died at Seattle, Washington on 28 December 1938 and was buried in the Old Kildonan Cemetery.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

“Edwin L. Macvicar,” Winnipeg Tribune, 29 December 1938, page 2.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 September 2016

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