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Memorable Manitobans: J. H. Hennan (?-1975)

Veterinarian, municipal official.

He arrived in Elkhorn, Manitoba in 1920, where he was a veterinary surgeon for the next 45 years. He was also an auctioneer from the 1930s to the 1950s. He was a member of the Masons, Elkhorn Brass Band, Royal Canadian Legion, Elkhorn Agricultural Society, Elkhorn Stadium Commission, and the Elkhorn Chamber of Commerce. He was a school trustee and was Mayor of Elkhorn (1965-1968). He was involved in the establishment of the Elkhorn Antique Automobile Museum. He died in 1975.

Sources:

Steel and Grass Roots, 1882-1982: History of Elkhorn by Elkhorn and District Historical Society, 1982.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 March 2012

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