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Memorable Manitobans: Magnus Harper (1852-1928)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born at Kildonan, Manitoba on 2 December 1852, he helped to found the Kildonan and St. Paul’s Agricultural Society, was a member of the council for the Rural Municipality of Old Kildonan and the Lord Selkirk Association of Rupert’s Land, and a Director of the Kildonan Curling Club. He died on 18 September 1928 and was buried in the Old Kildonan Cemetery.


Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Magnus Harper dies after living 76 years on same property he was born on”, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 September 1928. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B8]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 November 2009

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