Matthews (family)

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Matthews (family)

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Frank Bowden Matthews was born November 9, 1875. He moved to Winnipeg, Manitoba circa (ca.) 1908 when he became district manager of R.G. Dun & Company (Co.). In April 1911 he married Vieva May Kelly, daughter of Mary Louise Bremner and Andrew Kelly, prominent businessman and former mayor of Brandon, Manitoba. Frank and Vieva moved to Edmonton, Alberta, ca. 1913, when Frank joined Allan, Killam & MacKay Limited (Ltd.) to establish the firm's Edmonton branch. Frank was later manager of the United Coal Co. Ltd. and Matthews Co. Ltd. Frank and Vieva had one son, Andrew Kelly, who was born September 7, 1913; he died on September 19, 1931 from polio. Frank died November 29, 1955 and Vieva on May 11, 1976.


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