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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Harper (c1902-1965)

Community activist.

Born in Scotland, he immigrated to Canada in 1927 where he was Farm Superintendent at the Selkirk Mental Hospital for 36 years. He served on the Board of Stewards for the Selkirk United Church, and was a member of the Selkirk School Board (Chairman), Selkirk Hospital Board, Hofstein-Friesen Association, Orange Lodge, and Selkirk Volunteer Fire Department. He died at Selkirk on 28 December 1965 and was buried in the Mapleton St. Clements Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 December 1965, page 20.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 10 August 2014

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