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Memorable Manitobans: Hugh Gerald Gibson Herklots (1903-1971)

Cleric, author, historian.

An Anglican theologian and church historian, he taught at St. John’s College, Winnipeg, in the 1930s. His memoirs of these years were published as The First Winter: A Canadian Chronicle (1935). He also wrote Paper Aeroplanes: A Book of Essays (1931) and Pioneer Days in the Western Church: The Early History of the Anglican Province of Rupert’s Land (1933).

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 18 March 2008

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