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Henry Ward Beecher Douglas

 

 

 

 

Henry Ward Beecher DouglasHenry Ward Beecher Douglas (1873-1944) was born in Kemptville, Ontario, February 2, 1873, the son of James and Margaret (nee Blyth) Douglas. His father was a native of Scotland and a pioneer missionary in Manitoba.

Douglas was educated at public schools and collegiate institute in Winnipeg and was an Honors graduate of Manitoba University in classics, 1898.

He formed a partnership with W.W. Miller and opened a book and stationary business in Portage la Prairie in 1898. he then moved to Edmonton in April 1902 and carried on the same line of business. Incorporated in 1905 as The Douglas Company Limited, it was later changed to Douglas Printing Co. Ltd. He served as director of several local companies, was active in community affairs; member of Masonic Lodge, Kiwanis Club, Edmonton Board of Trade, founding member of Robertson Presbyterian Church, Public School Board trustee, member of the Museum of Art.

A Liberal in politics, he married Marian Lockhart in 1906. They had six children. he died on April 6, 1944.

He had two brothers, James McCrie Douglas and Robert Blyth Douglas.

 

 

 

 

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