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Memorable Manitobans: Frederick B. Warren (1859-?)

Financial broker.

Born Niagara on the Lake, 1859, son of Robert and Lockwood Warren. Educated Niagara on the Lake. Commenced career in wholesale grocery business, Toronto, 1876. Interested in Manitoba lands, 1882; in Warren, Ontario, 1890-1898. Built and owned the Winnipeg, Selkirk & Lake Winnipeg Railway, 1903, sold it to Winnipeg Street Railway, 1906. Came to British Columbia, 1906. Owner of a seven thousand acre ranch in Queen Charlotte, eight miles of water front opposite Prince Rupert. Married Violet Gilmour, Toronto; has two daughters. Club: Canadian. Recreation: horses. Address: 1503 Rockland Avenue, Victoria, B.C.

In 1911, Warren was a broker for the Silica Brick and Lime Company, 512 Fort Street, Victoria, B.C.


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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