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Memorable Manitobans: Frank Ernest Martin (1873-1940)


Born at Collingwood, Ontario in August 1873, he was educated at Guelph and Toronto, working for a time for the Manufacturers Life Assurance Company. He came to Winnipeg around 1901 and was employed by H. L. Willson with the Willson Stationery Company, rising to become its Secretary-Treasurer. He was President of the Senior Golfers Association, the Carleton Club, and the Industrial Development Board of Manitoba. He was a member of the St. Charles Country Club, the Manitoba Club, the Masons, and Crescent-Fort Rouge United Church. He died at his Winnipeg home, 552 Stradbrook Avenue, on 12 January 1941 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery.


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“F. E. Martin dies at family home”, Winnipeg Tribune, 13 January 1941. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9, page 101]

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