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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Harrison Metcalfe (1868-1933)

Realtor, municipal official.

Born in Quebec in April 1868, he married Minnie Elizabeth Drew on 17 May 1890. They had seven children: Sidney Albert Metcalfe (b 1891), Kathleen Gertrude Metcalfe (b 1892), Arnold Edward Metcalfe (b 1901), Eulie Metcalfe (b 1903), Doris Elenor Metcalfe (b 1905), Carter Metcalfe (b 1908), and Muriel Metcalfe (b 1910). He attended the founding 1905 meeting, in Brandon, of the Union of Manitoba Municipalities, as a representative of the City of St. Boniface. He died in St. Boniface on 5 April 1933.

Sources:

1901, 1906, 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage and birth registrations for Metcalfe family, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 November 2008

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