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Memorable Manitobans: John Muirhead (1877-1954)

Click to enlargeFarmer, MLA (1923-1927), MLA (1927-1932), MLA (1933-1936).

Born on 11 July 1877, at Clinton, Ontario, son of Thomas Muirhead and Anne Cooper, he was educated at local public schools. On 6 December 1906, he married Lucy E. Dunfield, daughter of James Dunfield of Portage la Prairie. They had four children: Marjory, Gordon, Laura, and George. He served as a school trustee and municipal assessor. He was first elected to the Manitoba Legislature in the 1922 general election. Presbyterian. Progressive. Address: Harte, Manitoba.

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The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1925.

Page revised: 15 June 2008

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