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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.

Sources:

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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