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Memorable Manitobans: Raymond Mitchell (1897-1984)

Click to enlargeFarmer, municipal official, MLA (1950-1953), MLA (1954-1957).

Born in Gilbert Plains, Manitoba on 6 October 1897, he was educated at Grandview and worked as a farmer and rancher. After serving for a period as Reeve of the Rural Municipality of Grandview, he was elected President of the Union of Manitoba Municipalities in 1949, resigning mid-way through a two-year term to seek election to the Manitoba Legislature.

He died on 15 June 1984.

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This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 July 2012

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