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Manitoba History No. 89
Manitoba
History

No. 89

MHS Multicultural Dinner 2019
2019
Multicultural
Dinner

Spring Field Trip 2019
MHS
Spring
Field Trip

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Arthur Young (1886-1967)

Engineer.

Born at Selkirk on 3 January 1886, son of David Young and Rosina Arabella Somerville (1847-1917), he worked as a construction engineer, as a partner in the firm of Fowler Young & Holden Company. He served as Vice-President (1922) and President (1923) of the Association of Professional Engineers. He was married to Bertha Violet Walker (?-?). He later moved to British Columbia and worked as an engineer until retirement in 1946. He died at Victoria, British Columbia on 7 May 1967.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Elm Park Steel Truss Bridge (Riverdale Street, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Henderson’s Winnipeg and Brandon Directories, Peel’s Prairie Provinces, University of Alberta Libraries.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 April 2019

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