Historic Sites of Manitoba: Becher House (67 Kingsway, Winnipeg)

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This two-storey house on Kingsway, in the Crescentwood area of Winnipeg, was designed by local architect John Woodman and built in 1906 by the firm of Wallace and Akins for trust company manager William Samuel Becher (1855-1908).





William Samuel Becher (1855-1908)


Mrs. W. S. Becher


John Sidney Gray (1850-1917)


Mrs. J. S. Gray


William E. Reid


M. Chutorian


William Donald Hurst (1908-2000)

Photos & Coordinates

Becher House

Becher House (May 2021)
Source: George Penner

Site Coordinates (lat/long): N49.87442, W97.16377
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Memorable Manitobans: John Woodman (1861-1944)

Manitoba Business: Wallace and Akins


“Death of well known men,” Winnipeg Tribune, 27 July 1908, page 8.

Crescentwood: A History by Randy R. Rostecki, The Crescentwood Home Owners Association, 1993.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 October 2022

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