Henry Franklin Bickle

Henry Franklin Bickle

Birth
Whitechurch, Bruce County, Ontario, Canada
Death 24 Oct 1963 (aged 76)
The Pas, Flin Flon-Northwest Census Division, Manitoba, Canada
Burial The Pas, Flin Flon-Northwest Census Division, Manitoba, Canada
Plot 3-3-31A
Memorial ID 169089759 · View Source
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From Manitoba Historical Society
http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/bickle_hal.shtml

Businessman, municipal official.

Born at Whitechurch, Ontario on 2 October 1887, son of Henry James Bickle and Annie Elizabeth Pentland (1864-1933), he came to Manitoba with his family and lived at Gladstone. He later worked for the Canadian Northern Railway in Saskatchewan and Manitoba before moving to The Pas in 1913. He established an insurance and real estate business which he managed until his death. In 1919, he founded Bickle Motors, the first Ford automobile dealership in northern Manitoba. In September 1929, he married Anna C. Spalding (1911-1999) and they had two sons. He served on the local municipal council (1918-1919, 1928-1930) and was Mayor of The Pas (1948-1951). He was a member of the Masons, Khartum Shriners, The Pas Chamber of Commerce (President), and The Pas Curling Club.


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  • Created by: Ralph the Cemetery Guy
  • Added: 29 Aug 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 169089759
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Franklin Bickle (2 Oct 1887–24 Oct 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 169089759, citing Lakeside Cemetery, The Pas, Flin Flon-Northwest Census Division, Manitoba, Canada ; Maintained by Ralph the Cemetery Guy (contributor 47298096) .