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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Simmers (1873-?)

Real estate broker.

Born Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland, 16 September 1873, son of Alexander and Jane Simmers. Educated public schools, Scotland. Began life on a farm, Aberdeenshire, 1888; came to Canada, 1900. Vice-President, Western Steel and Iron Company; Vice-President, Industrial Bureau, Winnipeg; President, Stewart Sheaf Loader Company; President, Lyal Commercial Photo Company. Married Evelyn May Haggard, Winnipeg, 1903; has one son and two daughters. Societies: AF & AM; Clan Stewart (Past Chief). Recreation: farming. Liberal; Baptist. Address: 213 Nassau Street, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Simmers was a partner in the firm of Grant and Simmers, 101 McArthur Building, 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: 13 March 2009

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