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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Wickson (1846-1928)

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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.

Sources:

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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