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Memorable Manitobans: Frank Milton Armington (1876-1941)

Artist.

Born in Fordwich, Ontario, son of Milton Josiah Armington and Alice Evelyn Stratby, he studied art in France at L'academie Julian, Paris. While briefly in Winnipeg, working for Brigden’s, he was vice-president of the Manitoba Society of Artists upon its founding in 1903. He later became a distinguished etcher, residing in Paris.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by J. M. Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 12 October 2009

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