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Manitoba History No. 88
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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Albert Mainwaring (1847-1929)

Municipal official.

Born at London, England in 1847, son of Mr. and Mrs. Isaac Mainwaring. Married Matilda Fitt. Had one son and three daughters. Came to Canada, 1869, Brampton, Ontario; mercantile business. Came West in 1872; Dominion Government survey work; surveyed as far West as Yellowhead Pass. Settled at Fort Ellice in 1881; Birtle in 1883; had businesses in Birtle, Solsgirth and Foxwarren; retired in 1919. Member of the Council several times during the last thirty-seven years. Mayor, 1920; elected by acclamation each year since. Church Warden of the Anglican Church. Address, Birtle, Manitoba.

He died at Birtle on 20 April 1929.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 October 2011

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