Frederick "Fred" William Newcombe

Frederick (Fred) William Newcombe
b- Jan 17, 1879 Hallowell, Kennebec, Maine, USA
d- June 4, 1936 Porter, Grays Harbor, Washington, USA

Educated: Hebron Academy, Hebron, ME.
Colby University, Waterville.
Purchasing Agent, Deere-Webber Co., Minneapolis, 1904-1907;
Purchasing Agent, N. W. Consolidated Milling Co., Minneapolis, 1907-1910;

Father- Dr. W. A. Newcombe
b- New Brunswick, Canada
married his mother May 2, 1876, Kennebec Maine
Mother, Nellie F. Rowell
b- in Maine USA
1905 US census shows him in Hennepin MN, age 26

married June 5, 1906, Hennepin, Minnesota, USA
Wife- Grace S. Newcombe, nee Slocum
b- Feb 1881 in Minnesota USA
marriage record says born 1876,
age 30 when she married in 1906
age 33, in 1916
d- ?
daughter of James Slocum, Minneapolis

Both came to Canada in 1910
1911 he is shown as a Brick man, Methodist, living with Eleazer Garner in 1916 census
He became Mayor of Estevan 1919-1920
Newcombe Dr in Estevan named after him
Member of the Masons, Estevan Society A.F. & A. M.
Elected Worshipful Master of the Masons, for 1919
member Estevan Board of Trade.

They Lived on 3rd St, in Estevan

Shown in Who's Who book as
Managing Director and Secretary Treasurer, Estevan Coal & Brick Co., Ltd., Bank of Hamilton Bldg., Estevan;

Bought the Eureka Coal & Brick Co. Ltd in 1912, and operated it until 1928.

He opened the Orpheum theatre with his partner Mr. (Harry) Henry Emerson McKenzie


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