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Memorable Manitobans: Clarence Earl Moore (1891-1968)

Pilot, restauranteur.

Born at Sudbury, Ontario on 13 April 1891, during the First World War, he was a pilot attached to the Royal Navy, later working for a time as a bush pilot north of Winnipeg. He was the proprietor of the popular Moore’s Restaurant on Portage Avenue from 1930 until retirement in 1946. He and wife Catherine Maud Sandford (?-?) had two daughters: Patricia Moore (wife of E. G. Baragon) and Jane Moore (wife of M. D. MacDonald). He moved to Victoria, British Columbia and died there on 10 December 1968.

Sources:

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 December 1968, page 42.

“Earl Moore dead,” Winnipeg Tribune, 20 December 1968.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 April 2020

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