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Memorable Manitobans: Lloyd Douglas Shewan (1898-1956)

Businessman.

Born at Brandon on 6 October 1898, son of Alexander Shewan (1866-1947) and Catherine Rachel Malcolm (1868-1946), he worked as the sales manager of the Canada Gas and Electric Company. In 1934, he became a supervisor at the provincial government’s Brandon employment office. He later moved to Ontario. On 23 June 1923, he married Edith Louise Paterson (1897-1984, daughter of George Alexander Paterson) and they had two sons and a daughter. He died on 12 April 1956 and was buried in the Pine Hills Cemetery at Scarborough, Ontario.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Shewan House (252 Eighth Street, Brandon)

Sources:

Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Split duties to lighten heavy office work,” Brandon Sun, 18 July 1934, page 2.

Lloyd D. Shewan, FindAGrave.

Obituary [Edith Louise Shewan], Winnipeg Free Press, 6 October 1984, page 19.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 July 2021

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