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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Wickson (1846-1928)


Born in Ontario, he came to Winnipeg in 1883. Active in city financial circles, he was Manager of the Merchants Bank for nearly 25 years. He had five children: Walter Wickson, Rupert C. Wickson (b 1885), Gordon Albert Wickson (b 1888), John A. Wickson (b 1890), and Agnes Isobel Wickson (b 1899). He was a founding member, in 1905, of the St. Charles Country Club. He died at Vancouver, British Columbia on 17 April 1928.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Arthur Wickson dies in eighty-third year”, Manitoba Free Press, 18 April 1928, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 September 2012

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