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Memorable Manitobans: Leslie Hill McDorman (1879-1966)

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Leslie Hill McDorman
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Mayor of Brandon (1944-45), MLA (1946-1949).

Born at Great Village, Nova Scotia on 19 January 1879, he came to Brandon about 1901. He served on Brandon city council and was Mayor of Brandon from 1944 to 1945. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature in 1945 and served a single term. He was a member of the Masons and the IOOF. He moved to Rivers in 1962 and died there on 19 May 1966. He was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1951.

“Former city mayor dies,” Brandon Sun, 20 May 1966, page 3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 July 2018

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