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Memorable Manitobans: Colin Sutherland Matheson (1864-1943)

Grain merchant.

Born in Ontario on 14 February 1864, he worked for 35 years as a grain buyer for the Lake of the Woods Milling Company, at Portage la Prairie and Winnipeg, before retirement in 1928, when he moved to British Columbia. He and wife Annie K. Green (1866-1947) had two children: William Malcolm Colin Matheson (1894-1982) and Anna Kelso Matheson (1897-1980). He died at Colwood, British Columbia on 22 March 1943.

Sources:

Birth registrations [William Malcolm Colin Matheson, Annie Matheson, Anna Kelso Matheson], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Colin S. Matheson, 79, dies in British Columbia,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 March 1943, page 2.

Death registrations [Annie Matheson, William Malcolm Matheson], British Columbia Vital Statistics.

“Dies in Vancouver,” Winnipeg Tribune, 15 September 1947, page 7.

Obituary [Anna Kelson Matheson], Winnipeg Free Press, 19 December 1980, page 53.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 February 2021

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