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Memorable Manitobans: Samuel Andrew (1867-1933)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born in Addington County, Ontario on 13 April 1867, he came West in 1890 and purchased 480 acres of farm land near Darlingford, Manitoba. On 17 January 1894, he married Alice Ching. They had four sons and three daughters. One son, Alvin Wesley Andrew, was killed overseas during the First World War. He served for seven years as a Councillor for the Rural Municipality of Pembina, and as a School Trustee for Lorne School, Superintendent of the Methodist Sunday School, and Steward of the Church. He died at Darlingford on 17 January 1933.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

We thank Kelly Southworth for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 May 2015

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