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Memorable Manitobans: Edwin Henry “Harry” Armstrong (1889-1964)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born in the Rural Municipality of Boulton on 17 November 1889, son of Edmund Armstrong and Hannah Johnson, he started farming in the vicinity of Inglis and later moved to town where he operated a business. He served as Reeve of the Rural Municipality of Shellmouth from 1926 to 1963, and President of the Manitoba Good Roads Association. He was a member of the Masons, Liberal party, and the Inglis United Church. He died at Clearwater Bay, Ontario on 5 August 1964 and was buried in the Asessippi Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 August 1964, page 23.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 November 2014

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