Memorable Manitobans: Nelson King McIntyre (1905-1956)
Born at McCreary on 14 September 1905, son of Peter McIntyre and Rebecca McGillivray, he began working for Canada Packers at Winnipeg in 1920, becoming Manager of its Regina branch in 1936. He returned to Winnipeg in 1941 as Assistant Sales Manager for the city. At the time of his death, he was a senior departmental manager. He served as Chairman of the Norwood School Board and was a member of the Norwood United Church and the St. Boniface Kiwanis Club. On 26 July 1938, he married Agnes Anne Bryant (1907-2005) at Fort William (now Thunder Bay), Ontario and they had two daughters. He died at his Winnipeg home, 148 Birchdale Avenue, on 18 October 1956 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery. He is commemorated by Nelson McIntyre Collegiate.
Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
“McIntyre-Bryant wedding solemnized in Fort William,” Winnipeg Tribune, 26 July 1938, page 6.
“N. K. McIntyre, packinghouse executive, dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 19 October 1956, page 5.
Obituary, Winnipeg Tribune, 20 October 1956, page 30.
“Nelson K. McIntyre,” Winnipeg Free Press, 23 October 1956, page 26.
We thank Shannon Peppard for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 9 August 2021