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Memorable Manitobans: George Munro (1865-1940)


Born on 22 January 1865, he was Western Superintendent of the Merchants Bank of Canada, based at Winnipeg. He served as Treasurer of the St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg. He died at the Winnipeg General Hospital on 5 October 1940 and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery. His honorary pallbearers were Isaac Pitblado KC, G. O. Vale, W. A. Weir, W. B. McCririck, F. S. Andrews KC, F. E. Gaspard, Arthur Roland, H. E. Hawley KC, A. M. S. Ross KC, and Robert Stephenson.


Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“George Munro,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 October 1940, page 7.

“Final tribute paid G. Munro,” Winnipeg Free Press, 7 October 1940, page 2.

“Death climaxes careers of many notable people in course of 1940,” Winnipeg Free Press, 1 January 1941, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 September 2014

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