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Manitoba History No. 89
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No. 89

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War Memorials in Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans
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Historic Sites of Manitoba
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Memorable Manitobans: Stephen Clifford Oxton (1870-1927)

Stonemason, civil servant.

Born at Liverpool, England, he came to Winnipeg in 1914. A stonemason, he was involved in the construction of the CPR Station, Royal Alexandra Hotel, Union Station, Canadian Bank of Commerce, and the Manitoba Legislative Building. He was appointed Deputy Minister of Public Works in 1916 on the retirement of C. H. Dancer, serving until October 1922. He was also Chair of the Manitoba Fair Wages Board for several years. He died at Vancouver, British Columbia on 27 August 1927.

Sources:

“Death of S. C. Oxton occurs at Vancouver,” newspaper clipping dated 29 August 1927. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B8]

Death registration, BC Vital Statistics.

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 December 2013

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