Memorable Manitobans: James Hamilton Rowan (c1831-?)
Born in Ireland, he and wife Hannah had eight children: Hill W. Rowan (b c1864), Mary E. Rowan (b c1866), Martha W. Rowan (b c1868), William B. Rowan (b c1869), Lillie E. Rowan (b c1870), Devonsher Rowan (b c1872), James G. Rowan (b c1875), and Madalien Rowan (b c1877). A founding member of the Manitoba Historical Society, in late May 1892, he moved to Chile.
Some of his architectural works in Manitoba included:
His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:
1891 Canada census, Ancestry.
“City and country,” Manitoba Free Press, 30 May 1892, page 8.
We thank Randy Rostecki for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 23 April 2015
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