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Manitoba History No. 88
Manitoba
History

No. 88

Lieutenant Governor's History Award
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War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: Hugh Borthwick Morrison (1892-1957)

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Hugh Borthwick Morrison
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Farmer, MLA (1937-1940), MLA (1941-1945), MLA (1946-1949), MLA (1950-1953), MLA (1954-1957).

Born at Kaleida on 16 December 1892, he farmed 450 acres. A licensed auctioneer, he was a keen duck and deer hunter. He served as Reeve of the Rural Municipality of Pembina from 1935 to 1936. He was married to Carolyne Alexandra Morrison. Elected to the Manitoba Legislature in the 1936 general election, he was acclaimed or re-elected in 1941, 1945, 1949, and 1953. He died at Morden on 9 January 1957 and was buried in the Manitou Cemetery.

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1943.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (Deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

“Under The Golden Boy, Manitoba’s M.L.A.s,” Winnipeg Tribune, 12 March 1943. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9, page 126]

“MLA for 20 years, H. B. Morrison dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 10 January 1957, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 September 2018

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