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Memorable Manitobans: Maurice Putnam (c1860-1907)

Click to enlargeSporting goods merchant.

Born at Kingston, Ontario, son of Lester N. Putnam, he came to Winnipeg from Montreal. He was President of the Hingston-Smith Arms Company, a member of the Winnipeg Gun Club, and a founding member of the Winnipeg Automobile Club. He died at his Winnipeg home on River Avenue, on 17 February 1907.


Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Maurice Putnam dies of pneumonia”, Manitoba Free Press, 20 February 1907, page 7.

Page revised: 18 February 2010

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