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Memorable Manitobans: John W. Sherwin (1873-?)

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Born London, England, 22 August 1873, son of John G. and Sarah S. Sherwin. Educated High School, London, England. Commenced career as engineer, London, England, 1894-1904; came to Winnipeg, 1904. Subsequently draftsman City Engineer’s Office, Winnipeg. Had the honor conferred on him of being a Freeman of the City of London, England. Married Julia C. Hammond, Winnipeg, 1906; has one son and one daughter. Recreations: Amateur photography, hunting. Conservative; Anglican. Address: 41 Furby Street, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Sherwin was a partner in the firm of Sherwin & Vincent, 317 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg.

Sources:

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.

Page revised: 26 December 2008

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