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Transcona Historical Museum

Altomare, Tom

  • THMA-4
  • Person
  • unknown- ca.1990's

Transcona resident

Angus, A. J. Douglas

  • THMA-3
  • Person
  • 1932-1960

Raised in Transcona, son of Robert D. Angus who worked for Winnipeg Hydro, brother to Alice who worked at the Transcona Municipal Office. As a young boy, he joined the Scouts as a "Lone Scout" prior to the beginnings of the 1st Troop in Transcona and later became Assistant Scoutmaster. Began work in the 1930's cutting fireguards through the Sandilands Forest Reserve. Later obtained the caretaker's job at the Transcona Tennis Club. Had at least one son, James.

Anonymous 1

  • THMA-5
  • Person
  • 194[]-1946


Anonymous 2

  • THMA-6
  • Person
  • 1884


Anonymous 4

  • THMA-8
  • Person
  • 1946-ca.1960's


Armer, John Russell

  • THMA-9
  • Person
  • 1889-1983

b. May 24th 1884 on his father's farm, Grey [or Bruce?] County, ON. Worked in Grand Trunk Pacific Railway drafting office in Montreal beginning 1902 as a machinist apprentice. Became supervisor of the apprentice classes in Toronto, 1905. In 1910 he was Chief Draughtsman with Grant Trunk Western at Battle Creek, Michigan. In 1912 he transferred to the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway as Chief Draughtsman, Mechanical Department in Winnipeg. Worked at CNR Transcona until retirement in 1949. Married Jennie May Henderson. Travelled extensively and kept up lifelong hobbies of photography, painting, and history. d. 18 October 1983.

Note: biographical data extracted from obituary. Many other materials such as oral history interview tapes, interview summary, and copies of diaries are available in THMA research file. Biographical and family information also available in archival documents.

Armishaw, Beverly

  • THMA-10
  • Person
  • 19-- - 20--

Transcona resident, nee NyKayluk. Former Girl Guide and volunteer with the THM

Audette, Hilda

  • THMA-12
  • Person
  • 19-- - 20--

Hilda Audette is a Transcona resident who worked for the Transcona News. Married to Stephen Audette, who was a volunteer fireman and worked at the CNR Transcona Shops

Baggley, Harry

  • THMA-13
  • Person
  • 19-- -19--

Worked in CNR Transcona shops starting as call boy and later in the roundhouse. Brother to M. Bruce.

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