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Memorable Manitobans: William W. Watson (1861-?)

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Born Torquay, England, 18 August 1861, son of William and Mary Jane Watson. Educated public schools, England. Commenced career in Union Bank, Newfoundland, 1882-1895. Joined staff of Bank of Nova Scotia and appointed manager, 1900. Came to Winnipeg, 1907. Married Rebecca Osmond, St. Johns, Newfoundland, 1892; has three sons and one daughter. Club: Manitoba. Methodist. Address: 91 Edmonton Street, Winnipeg. In 1911, Watson was Manager of the Bank of Nova Scotia, Portage Avenue, Winnipeg.

Sources:

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 November 2016

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