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Memorable Manitobans: Douglas Anderson “Doug” Parsonage (1950-2019)


Born at Winnipeg on 9 November 1950, son of Jack Parsonage and Margaret Parsonage (1929-1996), he attended Kelvin High School then received BA and BEd degrees from the University of Manitoba. He worked for over 30 years in the Elizabeth Dafoe Library at the University of Manitoba until retirement in 2012. He died unmarried at Winnipeg on 18 September 2019.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

An Introduction to Manitoba Church Architecture


Obituary [Margaret Parsonage], Winnipeg Free Press, 29 March 1996, page 57.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 September 2019.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 September 2019

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