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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Ernest Finley (1870-1923)

Physician, MP (1917-1921).

Born at Amherst Island, Ontario on 24 August 1870, son of David T. Finley and Jane Henderson, he attended Queen’s University and the Manitoba Medical College (MD), after which he practiced medicine at Elgin. On 29 September 1903, he married Jettie C. Stewart. Finley was elected to the House of Commons for Souris in 1917 but did not seek re-election at the 1921 general election. He died at Elgin on 4 October 1923 and was buried at Kingston, Ontario.

Sources:

The Canadian Directory of Parliament, 1867 - 1967, edited by J. K. Johnson, Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa [Library and Archives Canada], 1968.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Deaths and funerals,” Manitoba Free Press, 6 October 1923, page 5.

We thank Connor Mah for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 November 2013

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