Winnipeg Tribune 12 August 1943

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the by of the the J. the ,xnt marketing problem, Robert J. Howden, Grain Broker. Dies In Hospital Robert James Howden, pioneer grain broker and active in business for the last 45 years, died this morning in the General hospital. He waa the brother of Dr. J. P. Howden, M.P. He had only been ill a short time. Mr. Howden was born at Perth. Ont, " and came to Winnipeg in 1882. He started In the grain business with Brady, Love and Tryon and later worked with the firm when It amalgamated and became the Winnipeg Elevator Co. In later years Mr. Howden took up business in partnership with Benjamin Reade and during the last eight or ten years he had operated business Independently. Mr. Howden was prominent In the Masonic order for many years. In early years he was a noted sportsman and won several trophies as a snowshoe racer. He was also active in rowing and lacrosse. He was a member of Holy Trinity church. Surviving are his widow. Mrs. Margaret Howden; two daughters, Mrs. Noel Smith, and Dorothy, wife of Lt. - Col. Forbet Mcintosh, who Is serving overseas. Two grandchildren, Paul Smith and Ian Mc intosh, also survive, as well as his brother, Dr. J. P. Howden. and a sister, Mrs. Mitchell Innes, Vancouver. The funeral service Is in charce of the Thomson funeral charjel and will probably be held Saturday. Arrangements have not been completed. to o for or

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  1. The Winnipeg Tribune,
  2. 12 Aug 1943, Thu,
  3. Page 13

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