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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur R. Walkey (1881-?)

Click to enlargeReal estate and financial broker.

Born Mitchell, Ontario, 22 October 1881, son of William and and Mary Williams. Educated public schools and Business College, Ontario. Came to Manitoba, 1891; builder and contractor, under firm name Walkey & Arnold, Winnipeg, 1904; member firm Affleck & Company, Winnipeg, 1905; bought Mr. Affleck’s interest, and organized firm of Walkey & Johnston, 1905; established present firm, 1908. President, Premier Investment Company. Married Maud Vaughan, Winnipeg, 1906; has two sons and one daughter. Clubs: Canadian; Y.M.C.A. Independent: Methodist. Address: 621 Maryland Street, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Walkey was President of A. R. Walkey & Company, 213 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg.


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.

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