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Memorable Manitobans: Wilfred John Fee (1881-1933)


Born in Ontario on 16 March 1881, son of John Messmore Fee (1854-1921) and Janette Brown “Jennie” Cook (1852-1923), he was residing at Winnipeg by 1901. He took teacher training, earned a BA degree, and moved to Treherne by 1903. He was Principal of Holland School (1903-1904) and Cypress River School (1904-1905). Around 1906, he was living at Hartney, later moving to British Columbia, where he died at Vancouver on 21 April 1933.


Birth registrations [Mabel Agnes Fee], Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Death registrations, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

1901 & 1906 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

“Local notes,” Manitoba Free Press, 13 April 1903, page 6.

Gray/Frankson/Fee family tree, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 31 January 2015

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