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Memorable Manitobans: William George Milne (c1930-1987)

Community activist.

He worked for the T. Eaton Company for 30 years, later owning and operating with his wife a general store at Matlock. He was a member of the Kinsman Clubs at St. Boniface, Norwood, and St. Vital. He was also a cub and scout leader in St. Vital, and served as a councillor for the Village of Dunnottar for five years and a Director for the Interlake Development Corporation. He died accidentally on 29 July 1987 and was buried in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. He is commemorated by Milne Memorial Park in Dunnottar.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 August 1987, page 43.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 November 2012

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