High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Robert Ironside, (b.
November, 1854 - d. October 12, 1910) was a Canadian from Upper
Canada whose parents had immigrated from Scotland. His pursuitss,
beyond businessman, involved cattle breeding and politics. In 1883,
Robert came to Manitou, Manitoba in the employ of John Elliott and
Sons, a farm equipment manufacturer. By 1885, he and a partner had
opened a lumber and coal business. During the North-West rebellion
they supplied beef to the army. Although the partnership ended
quickly, he and his partner maintained business connections with
both expanding to surrounding communities. Ironside built a large
grain warehouse in La Riviere, Manitoba where he competed
successfully in the grain business. He also raised, bought and
exported beef from the area which coincided with the arrival of
access to a railroad.
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