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Memorable Manitobans: Order of the Gate

In 1967, in commemoration of the centenary of Canadian Confederation, the Rural Municipality of Fort Garry initiated this award to recognize residents who had rendered meritorious community service.

Member

Year

Alexander James Dryton Bridge (1912-1985)

1969

J. R. G. Cloutier

1970

Maurice Alonzo Cournoyer (1894-1975)

1970

Laurie Edward Evans (1933-2016)

1973

Leslie Raymond “Ray” Fennell (1893-1986)

1968

Albert C. Ferguson

1972

Rupert Roderick Fultz (1915-1988)

1971

Elizabeth “Betty” Ireton (1921-2004)

1973

Daisy Johnston

1972

Donalda Lamoureaux

1970

John Adam Menzies

1970

See also:

Manitoba Communities: Fort Garry (Unincorporated Rural Municipality)

Sources:

“Ex-Mayor Fennell honored,” Winnipeg Free Press, 3 January 1968, page 3.

“Citizens given pins, awards,” Winnipeg Free Press, 7 January 1970, page 25.

“Four to receive community awards,” Winnipeg Free Press, 24 April 1973, page 26.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 September 2020

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