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Memorable Manitobans: Hugh McKenzie (1870-1957)

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Hugh McKenzie
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Farmer, municipal official, MLA (1927-1932), MLA (1933-1936).

Born on 20 January 1870, son of John McKenzie and Eliza Hogan, he was educated at Lovant. On 2 January 1895, he married Elfreda Potter (1870-?), daughter of David Potter of Deloraine. They had four children: Charles McKenzie (1896-?), William Gordon McKenzie (1897-?), Edith McKenzie (1900-?), and John David McKenzie (1906-?). He served 16 years as Councillor and Reeve of the Rural Municipality of Winchester. He was first elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1927 general election and was re-elected 1932. Progressive. United Church of Canada. He died at Deloraine in early 1957.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1929.

“Tribute paid to former member,” Winnipeg Free Press, 9 March 1957, page 8.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 June 2018

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