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William Gregg Douglas

 

 

 

 

William Gregg DouglasWilliam Gregg Douglas, (1863-1936), was a grain merchant, born at Peterborough, Ontario on 25 December 1863, son of Thomas and Susan Douglas.

He was educated at the Newcastle High School. He came to Manitoba in 1881 and served as court clerk at Brandon. He moved to Winnipeg the next year and commenced in the grain business in 1888, the firm becoming known eventually as the Carnefac Stock Feed Company, situated at 188 Princess Street. He was later affiliated with the Douglas Fuel Company.

In 1890, he married Catherine Isabella Stewart of Winnipeg. They had eight children:
Stewart Gregg Douglas (b 1891),
Lilian Douglas (b 1893),
Jean Elizabeth Douglas (b 1896),
May Isabel Douglas (b 1899),
Helen Gertrude Douglas (b 1902),
William Moffat Douglas (b 1904),
Catherine Alexandria Douglas (b 1906), and
Florence Douglas (b 1908).

 

He was a member of the Manitoba Club, Hunt Club and Commercial Travellers Club. Recreation: horses. In 1911, he lived at 449 William Avenue, Winnipeg. He served on the Winnipeg City Council from 1907 to 1910, being chairman of the Board of Health. He was a member of the Winnipeg Board of Control from 1912 to 1913.

He retired to Los Angeles, California in 1924 where he died on 20 February 1936 and was buried.

 

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