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Memorable Manitobans: John Leonard Douglas Down (1892-1963)

Storekeeper.

Born in England, he emigrated to Canada and settled at Rounthwaite, Manitoba where he served as postmaster and ran a fuel business. He also operated the local grain elevator. He and wife Ellen Fanny raised seven children, including William Harry Down.

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We thank Alan F. Down and Harry Brian Down for information used in this profile.

Page revised: 28 June 2009

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