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Memorable Manitobans: Edgar Johnston Merrill (1871-?)

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Born Beamsville, Ontario, 5 January 1871. Came to Manitoba, 1881. Commenced career as clerk, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, 1885. Married Edna Elo Mawhinney of Holland, Manitoba on 9 October 1902. Society: COF. Recreation: curling. Liberal; Presbyterian. Address: 26 Steele Block, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Merrill was Manager of the Karn Morris Piano & Organ Company, 337 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

Marriage registration for E. J. Merrill, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Page revised: 31 October 2008

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