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Memorable Manitobans: Edmund Thomas Mends (1867-1926)


Born at Neath, Glamorganshire, Wales in March 1867, he came to Manitoba in 1907 from Pontypool, South Wales where he was station master in the Great Western Railway. He worked in Winnipeg as a railway detective. He served as President of the St. David’s Society of Winnipeg from 1919 to 1920, and 1922 to 1923. He later moved to Detroit, Michigan where he died on 14 February 1926.


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Deaths and funerals”, Manitoba Free Press, 16 February 1926.

We thank Keith Jones for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 January 2012

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