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Manitoba History No. 89
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Memorable Manitobans: William Wallace Watson (1845-1904)

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William Wallace Watson
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Civil servant.

Born in Scotland on 7 January 1845, he came to Winnipeg in 1881 where he was Western Manager of the Watson Manufacturing Company for many years. For a few years before his death, he served as Deputy Collector of Inland Revenue for Manitoba. He had two daughters, Agnes W. Watson (1871-?) and Maude Galbraith Watson (1871-1951, wife of A. J. Andrews), and an adopted son, Ernest Watson (1892-?). He died at his home in East Kildonan on 2 October 1904 and was buried in the St. John’s Cathedral Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Death called W. W. Watson,” Manitoba Free Press, 3 October 1904, page 7.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 June 2018

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