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Memorable Manitobans: Ronald William Morrison (1877-?)


Born Marion Bridge, Cape Breton, 31 October 1877, son of Peter and Julia Morrison. Educated Sydney Academy, Sydney, Nova Scotia. Taught school in Nova Scotia two years; came to Manitoba, 1902; circulation manager, Manitoba Free Press, Winnipeg, 1902-1905; editor of The Commercial since 1905. Served with 90th Regiment, Winnipeg, three years. Club and society: Travellers; Gaelic. Presbyterian. Address: 444 Bannatyne Avenue, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Morrison was Editor of The Commercial, of The Hugh C. MacLean Company, publishers of Trade Journals, 404 Travellers Building, Winnipeg.


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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