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Memorable Manitobans: Duncan Edward Geisler (1948-2019)

Lawyer, farmer.

Born at Ashern on 11 March 1948, one of four children of Edward Ernest Geisler (1923-2003) and Antoinette “Nettie” Broustal, he grew up on the family farm near town. In 1978, he received a law degree from the University of Manitoba and established a law practice at Ashern, with offices at Fisher Branch and Arborg. Active in politics, he was a Liberal candidate in the 1977, 1990, and 1995 provincial general elections, and the 2011 federal general election, and was an independent candidate in the 2006 federal general election. He died at Ashern on 18 January 2019.

Sources:

Obituary [Edward Ernest Geisler], Winnipeg Free Press, 16 August 2003.

“Selkirk-Interlake candidates nominated,” Beausejour Clipper, 18 April 2011, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 January 2019.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 June 2020

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