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Memorable Manitobans: Phillip Arthur Jackson (1881-1960)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born at Palmerston, Ontario on 27 November 1881, son of James Jackson and Mary Ann Hall, he came to Manitoba as a boy, with his parents, and settled on a farm near Griswold. He farmed in the district for many years, retiring in 1941 when he moved to Winnipeg. Active in municipal politics, he served as a Councillor and Reeve, and Mayor of Oak Lake (1930-1932). He died at Winnipeg on 14 April 1960 and was buried in the Griswold Cemetery.


Ontario birth registration, Ancestry.

“P. A. Jackson, former Mayor of Oak Lake,” Winnipeg Tribune, 16 April 1960. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B12, page 9]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 April 2013

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