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Memorable Manitobans: Richard Marion Mahoney (1890-1951)

Grain company executive.

Born at Holland, Minnesota in 1890, he began working in the grain business, in 1911, with the Albert Pacific Grain Company at Carmangay, Alberta. He was later the General Manager of the Home Grain Company and Manitoba Pool Elevators (1924-1931). He became a member of the Winnipeg Grain Exchange in 1932, served as an executive assistant with the Canadian Wheat Board, and at the time of his death was engaged in business for himself. He was the first President of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers football club. He died at the Misericordia Hospital on 17 June 1951 and was buried in the Assumption Catholic Cemetery. He was survived by a wife and a son.


“Richard Mahoney, grain man, dies,” Winnipeg Tribune, 18 June 1951, page 3.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 July 2019

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