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Memorable Manitobans: John Raglan Haney (1855-1937)


Born in Welland County, Ontario on 23 April 1855, son of Andrew W. Haney, he studied law in the office of Fredericks & St. Johns of St. Catharines, continuing with McArthur & Hamilton. He was called to the Ontario Bar, practiced for a short time then moved to Winnipeg in May 1882. He was called to the Manitoba Bar two years later then commenced a law practice in the city. He married Maud Wetherell of Ontario in 1889. They had four children: Clifford Stanley Haney (b 1890), Gladys Haney (b 1892), Ruth Haney (b 1897), and John Ralph Haney (b 1904).

He died in St. Boniface on 18 December 1937.


A History of Manitoba: Its Resources and People by Prof. George Bryce, Toronto: The Canadian History Company, 1906.

Birth registrations for Haney children and death registration for J. R. Haney, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 November 2008

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