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Memorable Manitobans: William T. Storey (1848-?)

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William T. Storey
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Lumber merchant.

Born in Ontario on 18 August 1848, brother of John J. Story, he established a lumberyard at Wawanesa in August 1889, eventually selling the business to the Imperial Lumber Company in 1920. He and wife Mary Anne McDonald (?-?) had two children: Gilbert Calder Storey (1891-?) and Fannie McDonald Storey (1893-?).

Sources:

Birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Sipiweske, Light Through the Trees: 100 Years of Wawanesa and District, Wawanesa & District History Book Committee, 1988.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 February 2019

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