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Memorable Manitobans: William Warner (1882-1956)

Businessman, lawyer.

Born at London, England on 13 October 1882, he came to Canada with his family in 1888 and his father established a bookstore and stationery business at Brandon. By 1909, he was the President and Manager of Warner’s Limited. On 22 July 1907, he married Sarah Isabella Adler at London, England. They returned to Brandon and, as of 1909, lived at 437 Seventh Street. In 1911, he moved to British Columbia where he practiced law until his death, which occurred at Vancouver on 13 February 1956.

See also:

Manitoba Historical Photographs: Illustrated Souvenir of Brandon (1909)


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Warner – Adler,” Brandon Weekly Sun, 8 August 1907, page 1.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 May 2015

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