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Memorable Manitobans: Robert King (1856-1924)

Pioneer, farmer.

Born at Bayfield, Ontario in 1856, he came to Manitoba in 1882 and settled at McConnell two years later. He was active in affairs of the community and the church, serving as a trustee of the Viola Dale school board for fifteen years, in addition to being a successful farmer. He died at McConnell on 3 April 1924 and was buried in the Hamiota Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 9 April 1924, page 5.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Kris Keen and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 October 2019

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