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Memorable Manitobans: Archibald Ferrier Jamieson (1894-1974)

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Born at Rothesay, Scotland on 11 June 1894, he came with his family to Canada in 1906 and settled at Toronto, Ontario where he attended the University of Toronto, graduating with a Master of Arts degree. He came to Winnipeg where he was Chief Librarian at the Winnipeg Public Library for thirty years (1929-1959). He retired in 1959. On 12 November 1919, he married Lola May Brown (c1891-1985) and they had two sons and two daughters. He died at Winnipeg on 18 April 1974.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 April 1974, page 41.

Obituary [Lola May Jamieson], Winnipeg Free Press, 6 April 1985, page 56.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 January 2018

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