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Wesley Mccurdy

Wesley Mccurdy, Canadian newspaper publisher. Member Winnipeg Board of Trade (president 1933-1935), Can Camber of Commerce (vice president for Manitoba 1934, 43, 44), Aviation League of Manitoba (president 1932-1933), Canada Daily Newspapers Association (vice president 1941-1942, president 1942-1943, 1943-1944); Member Anglican Church.

Background

  • Mccurdy, Wesley was born on April 2, 1881 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Son of Alexander Steele and Isabella (Downey) Mccurdy.

  • Education

    • Student Wesley College, Winnipeg, Manitoba, 1897-1900. Bachelor of Arts, Manitoba University, 1900. Honorary Doctor of Laws, Manitoba University, 1946.

    Career

    • Advertising clerk, Winnipeg Free Press Company, Winnipeg, 1900-1904. Advertising manager, and director, secretary-treasurer, assistant to general manager, 1913. Public The Winnipeg Tribune, 1936-1948.

      Director The Southam Limited company, Montreal, Quebec.

    Membership

    Member Winnipeg Board of Trade (president 1933-1935), Can Camber of Commerce (vice president for Manitoba 1934, 43, 44), Aviation League of Manitoba (president 1932-1933), Canada Daily Newspapers Association (vice president 1941-1942, president 1942-1943, 1943-1944). Member Anglican Church. Clubs: Manitoba, St. Charles Country.

    Connections

    • Married Mabel Hortense Blake, August 3, 1912.; married second, Lottie Kathleen Salberg, August 31, 1946. Children: Isabel Jean (Mistress.
    • father: Alexander Steele Mccurdy
    • mother: Isabella (Downey) Mccurdy
    • spouses: Mabel Hortense Blake
    • Lottie Kathleen Salberg
    • child: Isabel Jean (Mrs Mccurdy
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    Born April 2, 1881
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