Minchau, Adolf

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Minchau, Adolf

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Adolf Minchau was born in Russia in 1890 and emigrated to Canada in 1907, settling in Strathcona. He worked for John Walter as a millwright at the southside sawmill before setting up his own blacksmith shop in 1912. Mr. Minchau operated the Adolf Minchau Blacksmith and Machine Shop until 1955 when his sons Fred and Stanley took over the business. They continued to run the business on Whyte Avenue until 1980.


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