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Memorable Manitobans: Edward Ross Whitehead (1867-1930)

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Edward Ross Whitehead
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Born at Addiscombe, England on 31 May 1867, son of Walter Robert Whitehead and Eleanor Whitehead, he immigrated to Canada with his parents and came to Winnipeg in 1883. He was Manager of the Trust and Loan Company until retirement in 1929. He was a founding member of the St. Charles Country Club (1905) and a member of the Manitoba Club and Winnipeg Lawn Tennis Association. He died suddenly at his Winnipeg home, 76 Yale Avenue, on 18 January 1930 and was buried in the St. Mary’s Roman Catholic Cemetery. He was survived by a wife, three daughters, and two sons.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Whitehead House (76 Yale Avenue, Winnipeg)

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Who's Who and Why, Volumes 6 and 7, 1915-1916, page 552.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Former head of Trust and Loan Company passes,” Winnipeg Tribune, 18 January 1930, page 1.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 October 2021

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