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Manitoba Organization: Manitoba Dairy Association

This organization was founded in 1886 when the Manitoba government passed The Manitoba Dairy Act. In 1941, it merged with the Manitoba Dairy Manufacturers Association to represent both producers and processors.

Presidents

Period

President

1886-1889

William Wagner (1820-1901)

1890-1891

Charles Arkoll Boulton (1841-1899)

1892-1893

S. M. Barre

1894-1897

John Hettle (1842-1897)

1898

W. M. Champion (Reaburn)

1899

Daniel William McCuaig (1855-1928)

1900

William Grassick (Pilot Mound)

1901

W. M. Champion (Reaburn)

1902

William Ryan (Ninga)

1903

W. M. Champion (Reaburn)

1904-1905

W. B. Gilroy (Austin)

1906-1907

D. Munroe (St. Charles)

1908-1909

W. B. Gilroy (Austin)

1910-1911

J. P. O. Allaire (St. Boniface)

1912-1913

Ira Stratton (1865-1943)

1914

W. H. Smith (Bergen)

1915-1916

L. A. Rose (Brandon)

1917-1920

Alex McKay (Winnipeg)

1921

Robert Arthur Rogers (1862-1929)

1922

Edmund “Ed” Fotheringham (1879-1960)

1923-1924

T. H. Rumball (Miami)

1925

J. H. Farthing (Millwood)

1926-1927

G. W. Tovell (Winnipeg)

1928-1929

Alfred King (Clarkleigh)

1930-1932

William Braid (Oak River)

1933-1934

F. O. Sargent (Petersfield)

1935

William Hollingworth (Kirkfield Park)

1936-1937

?

1938

J. J. Castell (Belmont)

?

James Wasson Speirs (1888-1980)

?

Robert Charles Smellie (1898-1975)

?

Omer Van Walleghem (1917-2013)

Sources:

“Dairy Association of Manitoba gains unique reputation,” Winnipeg Tribune, 26 March 1938, page 52.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 October 2019

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