Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Endangered
Top 10
2019

Jens Munk at Churchill
Field Trip:
Churchill
2020

Manitoba History No. 90
Manitoba
History

No. 90

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Henry Ritz (1858-1945)

Grain merchant.

Born in Ontario on 30 November 1858, he came to Manitoba in 1882 and worked as a grain merchant at Gretna until 1911 when he moved to Winnipeg. He and wife Sarah Ritz (?-1939) had two children: Mrs. C. M. Simpson and H. Scott Ritz. He died at his Fort Garry home, 504 South Drive, on 17 April 1945 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Henry Ritz Grain Elevator “A” (Seventh Street, Gretna, Municipality of Rhineland)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Henry Ritz Grain Elevator “B” (Seventh Street, Gretna, Municipality of Rhineland)

Sources:

“Mrs. Henry Ritz,” Winnipeg Tribune, 29 May 1939, page 17.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Henry Ritz,” Winnipeg Free Press, 18 April 1945, page 4.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 December 2016

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.