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Memorable Manitobans: Ross G. Manahan (c1888-1960)

Businessman.

He was associated with the oil industry for 48 years, latterly as a sales supervisor with North Star Oil Limited until his retirement. He served as President of the North West Commercial Travellers Association and the Granite Curling Club, and a founder of the Travellers Curling Club. He died at his Winnipeg home, 116 Lipton Street, on 23 March 1960 and was buried in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

Sources:

“Ross Manahan, past president NWCT group”, Winnipeg Tribune, 24 March 1960. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B12, page 4]

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 24 March 1960, page 14.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 May 2012

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