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Memorable Manitobans: J. Frank Price (1882-?)


Born at Wallaceburg, Ontario on 11 May 1882, son of James H. and Ellen Price, he graduated from St. Thomas High School in 1900. He then moved to Manitoba and became a clerk in a grocery and delicatessen owned by J. H. Murray at the corner of Ninth Street and Rosser Avenue in Brandon. He later purchased the company. He was also President and Manager of the Crescent Paving and Cement Company. On 11 October 1900 he married Myrtle Louise Sanders at St. Thomas, Ontario. They had three children: Lawrence Price (b 1902), Muriel Price (b 1904), and Genevieve Mary Price (b 1906). The family lived at 349 Third Street, Brandon. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Brandon Commercial Club.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 April 2010

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