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Memorable Manitobans: Reginald Arthur Rumsey (1875-?)

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Born St. Mary’s, Ontario, 30 January 1875, son of Charles Stockman and Sarah Katherine Rumsey. Educated St. Mary’s public schools; Upper Canada College, Toronto, Ontario. Commenced career as clerk, Canadian Bank of Commerce, Seaforth, Ontario, 1894; served the bank in various Ontario branches; New Orleans, Louisiana; New York; Dawson, Yukon Territory; and has been manager of branches at Innisfail, Alberta; Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan. Came to Winnipeg, 1905. Rumsey, Alberta, is named after him. Married Ethel Genevieve Colter, Cayuga, Ontario, 1903; has one son. Clubs and Society: Manitoba, Commercial, St. Charles Country; AF & AM. Anglican. Address: 114 Stradbrooke Place, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Rumsey was Assistant Manager of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, Winnipeg.


Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

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