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Wesley Mccurdy

newspaper publisher

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