Memorable Manitobans: Lawrence Jacob Weselake (1898-1962)
Born at Winnipeg on 24 July 1898, son of Jacob Weselake and Catherine Spanier, he practiced as a dentist on Selkirk Avenue until retirement in 1961. On 12 February 1931, he married Anna Cecelia Weselake (1902-1950) at St. James and they had four children: Carol Ann Elizabeth Louise Weselake, Frederick Jacob Weselake, Lawrence Richard Weselake, and George Daniel Weselake. The family lived at 355 Selkirk Avenue, Winnipeg. He died at Vancouver, British Columbia on 12 October 1962 and was buried with his wife in the Holy Ghost Roman Catholic Cemetery.
Birth registration [Lawrence Jacob Waselack], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Marriage registration [Lawrence Jacob Weselake, Anna Cecelia Weselake], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“Burial Wednesday for Mrs. Weselake,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 January 1950, page 17.
“Notice to creditors,” Winnipeg Tribune, 3 November 1962, page 32.
Death registration [Lawrence Jacob Weselake], British Columbia Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 October 1962, page 31.
Anna Cecelia Weselake Weselake, FindAGrave.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 6 February 2023