William Newman

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William Newman

William Newman ( - 6 January 1952) was a civil engineer who lived in Windsor and Winnipeg, in Canada.

Marriage and family

From left: Clare, Clint, and Harold Newman, June 1907

He married a woman, Lorana Wilkinson, and she bore him three children:

  • Earl Clinton "Clint" Newman (20 June 1892 - January 1972)
  • Lena Clare "Clare" Newman (1895 - 1954)
  • William Harold "Harold" Newman (27 June 1906 - 29 September 1993)

Career

Move to Winnipeg

Wm. Newman Construction Co., at the time of the 1950 Red River Flood [1].

Upon completing high school Clint began attending University with the intention of becoming a civil engineer. During the summer seasons he worked for his father William in the family construction business, Wm. Newman Construction Co. based in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (photo: 1950 flood). The company specialized in pile driving, building bridges and wharfs. This would have taken place approximately 1912-13.

Descendants

Clint had three sons, Bruce, Jack, and Gene, and seven grandchildren: Sandra, Evelyn, Mary Ann, Janet, David, Tom, Karen.

Clare had one son, Patrick.

Harold at least one child, a son, David Harold Newman.

Sources

David Newman, as recorded from stories from Harold Newman