Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years


Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Top 10

Jens Munk at Churchill
Field Trip:

Manitoba History No. 89

No. 89

War Memorials in Manitoba
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old

Abandoned Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

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

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017

Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.