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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.

Sources:

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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