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Memorable Manitobans: Edwin Oscar Findlay (1860-?)

Farmer.

Born at Cayuga, Haldimand County, Ontario on 30 March 1860, he came to Manitoba in 1882 and purchased land in the vicitinity of Snowflake. By the 1920s, he farmed 660 acres. On 7 February 1883, he married Mary Jane Featherston. They had two sons and seven daughters. He served as a councillor of the Rural Municipality of Louise for eleven years and a trustee for the Snowflake Consolidated School since its organization. He was active in Red Cross Work. He was a member of the Methodist Church. In 1925, he lived at Snowflake, Manitoba.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 April 2011

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