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Memorable Manitobans: Harvey Peter Dole (1877-1941)


Born at Sussex, New Bruinswick on 19 August 1877, son of Charles Proctor Dole (1840-?) and Margaret Gay (1851-?), he moved to Winnipeg in 1913 and was Principal of Gladstone School (1913-1915) and a member of the Masons. He later moved to San Francisco, California where he taught school there for about 13 years before retiring around 1934. He returned to Winnipeg in 1940 and died, unmarried, at his 617 Atlantic Avenue residence on 12 October 1941. His body taken to Minneapolis for cremation, and his ashes were buried at a family plot at Sussex.


1891 Canada census, Library and Archives Canada.

1901 & 1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Birth and marriage registrations, New Brunswick Vital Statistics.

Death notice, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 October 1941, page 13.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 October 1941, page 6.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 14 February 2015

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