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Memorable Manitobans: Claude Wearing Nash (1879-?)

Click to enlargeInsurance and real estate agent.

Born Emerson, Manitoba, 12 May 1879, son of William Hill and Catherine Nash. Educated College Institute, Winnipeg; clerk with Canada Fire Insurance Company, Winnipeg, 1900-1904; Secretary, Canada Fire Insurance Company, 1904-1906; Inspector, Commercial Union Insurance Company, 1906-1907; established present firm, 1909. Married Mary Edna Carley, Winnipeg, 1908. He was a member of the Victoria Hockey Club (vice-president), Adanac Club, and Winnipeg Rowing Club. Recreations: all outdoor sports. Conservative; Anglican. Address: 185 Spence Street, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Nash was a partner in the firm of of Nash and McMeans, Bank of Nova Scotia 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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

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