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Memorable Manitobans: Orley Herman Finger (1883-1954)

Muncipal official.

Born in Wisconsin in 1883, son of Herman Finger and Emma Elizabeth Finger (1856-1921), he served as Mayor of The Pas (1919) before moving to Winnipeg where he died at the Misericordia Hospital on 23 October 1954 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.


“Former The Pas Mayor dies in hospital here,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 October 1954, page 6.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Ralph McLean for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 May 2018

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