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Memorable Manitobans: Evelyn Laura Brandon (1911-1998)

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Born on the family farm east of Souris, Manitoba on 11 May 1911, daughter of John and Mildred Brandon, in 1967 she helped to set up the Hillcrest Museum at Souris, and wrote six books on local history, including two about the Souris area. She left the farm in 1980 and moved into a house in Souris where she resided until 1997. She died on 18 December 1998.

Sources:

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 7 January 1999, page 15.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 September 2011

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