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Memorable Manitobans: Walter Suckling (1870-1901)

Real estate agent.

Born in England on 7 January 1870, he came to Canada in 1874. Married to Ida Victoria Hunter (1870-?, sister-in-law of Israel Bennetto, later wife of Howard Alexander Deschamps Chalmers), he had three children: Vivian Suckling (1893-?), Walter Suckling (1897), and Marion June Suckling (1900-?, wife of John Brackenridge Fisher). He died on 27 October 1901 and was buried in the St. John's Cathedral Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Death of W. Suckling,” Winnipeg Tribune, 28 October 1901, page 4.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 February 2021

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