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Memorable Manitobans: George Milgate (1878-?)

Click to enlargeReal estate and financial broker.

Born Newmarket, Ontario, 17 December 1878, son of George and Elizabeth Milgate. Educated public schools, Ontario. Came to Manitoba and engaged in farming, 1895-1898; started present business, 1895. Interested in Western Iron Works Company. Married Ellenor E. Dyke, Newmarket, Ontario. Club and Society: Canadian; IOOF. Recreations: curling, motoring. Liberal; Methodist. Address: 23 St. James Place, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Milgate was proprietor of the firm of George Milgate & Company, 1008 McArthur Building, 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.

Page revised: 31 October 2008

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