Memorable Manitobans: Jack Sheridan Lightcap (1904-1963)
Born at Winnipeg on 22 July 1904, son of Oliver Franklin Lightcap (1874-1941) and Agnes Sheridan, grandson of Franklin Lightcap, he was many years the President of his own investment business, Lightcap Securities. He was a Director of the Monarch Life Assurance Company and a member of the advisory board of the National Trust Company.
On 8 September 1937, he married Elizabeth Kathleen Burrows (1906-1987, daughter of Theodore Arthur Burrows) at Winnipeg. They had no children. He was President of the Winnipeg Stock Exchange (1949) and President of the St. Charles Country Club (1957-1958). He was a member of St. Stephens-Broadway United Church, Manitoba Club, St. Charles Country Club, Winnipeg Winter Club, and Masons.
He died at his Winnipeg home, 2880 Assiniboine Avenue, on 22 January 1963 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.
Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Marriage registration [Jack Sheredan Lightcap, Elizabeth Kathleen Burrows], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 January 1963.
Obituary [Elizabeth Kathleen Lightcap], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 July 1987, page 43.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 5 May 2023