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


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.


“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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