Memorable Manitobans: Frederick Niven “Fred” Davidson (1885-1949)
Born on the family farm at Aikenside on 19 October 1885, one of six children of James Niven Davidson (1860-1923) and Annie Kilbourne Guthrie (1866-1948), he came to Winnipeg and worked for many years as a building contractor. He retired in 1936. He died unmarried at the Grace Hospital on 21 June 1949 and was buried with his parents in the Brookside Cemetery. At the time of his death, he resided in Suite 17 of the Winnitoba Block.
Some of his construction works in Manitoba included:
Birth registration [Ephraim Hiven Davidson], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
Death registration [James Niven Davidson], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
“Province loses pioneer citizen,” Winnipeg Tribune, 23 July 1923, page 9.
Death registration [Annie Kilbourne Davidson], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Death registration [Frederick Nevin Davidson], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Tribune, 22 June 1949, page 9.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 1 March 2022