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Memorable Manitobans: Jack Douglas Houston (1936-2020)

Pharmacist, municipal official.

Born at Bowsman in 1936, son of James Douglas Houston and Ethel May Mullin (1906-2008), at the age of nine he moved with his family to Boissevain, where in 1958 he joined his father in the operation of a drug store. He served as Mayor of Boissevain (1981-1989). He died at Kelowna, British Columbia on 13 October 2020.


Obituary [James Douglas Houston], Winnipeg Free Press, 7 February 1985, page 61.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 October 2020.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 October 2020

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