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Memorable Manitobans: David Philip (1862-?)

Hardware manufacturer’s agent.

Born Symington, Lanarkshire, Scotland, 21 July 1862, son of Mark and Clementina Philip. Educated Glasgow. Commenced career as hardware clerk Glasgow, 1878; came to Winnipeg, 1882. Was Deputy Provincial Secretary, Greenway Government and Queen’s Printer, 1889-1900. Married Matilda Lindsay, Winnipeg, 1890; has one daughter. He was a member of the Carleton Club, Assiniboine Club, Travellers Club, Ancient Order of Foresters, and Scottish Societies. Recreations: curling, football. Liberal; Presbyterian. Address: 45 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg.

Sources:

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.

Page revised: 1 October 2019

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