Hooper, Samuel

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Hooper, Samuel

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Samuel Hooper was born in 1851 in Devon, England and immigrated to Canada in 1869 where he trained in stone carving and monument work. In 1881, Hooper migrated to Winnipeg and was employed as a monument designer and builder. His works include the Red River Rebellion monument and the Seven Oaks Rebellion monument. Hooper subsequently moved back to England to study architecture and returned to Winnipeg around 1897. He was the architect of the Exchange Building, the Agricultural College, and the Normal School. Hooper was appointed Provincial Architect in 1904. Hooper died in 1911 in London, England but was buried in Winnipeg.


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