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Memorable Manitobans: Henry L. Ross (1865-?)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born in Ontario on 8 December 1865, he came to Manitoba and farmed with his widowed mother and siblings in the Rural Municipality of St. Francois-Xavier. He served as a councillor for municipality in 1897 and from 1900 to 1905. In this capacity he attended the 1905 founding meeting in Brandon of the Union of Manitoba Municipalities.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Our First Hundred Years: A History of St. Francois-Xavier Municipality, St. Francois-Xavier Municipality Historical Committee, 1980, page 34 [Manitoba Legislative Library].

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 November 2008

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