Memorable Manitobans: Norman P. Shuttleworth (1881-1962)
Farmer, municipal official.
Born at Mount Albert, Ontario on 9 December 1881, son of Lem Shuttleworth, he came to Manitoba in the spring of 1882 and settled in the vicinity of Minnedosa, farming in the Rookhurst district.
On 19 December 1906, he married Sarah Wilhelmina Cameron (1884-1976) at Neepawa and they had seven children: Gertrude Pearl Shuttleworth (1907-1968), Flossie Fletcher Shuttleworth (1908-?, wife of M. Cookson), Arlene Shuttleworth (?-?), Charles Lemington “Lem” Shuttleworth, Ernest Leslie Shuttleworth (1920-1943), Bert Shuttleworth (/-?), and Donald Herbert Shuttleworth (1921-2016).
Active in the community, he was Reeve of the RM of Odanah (1918-1926) and was a member of the Board of Governors for the Manitoba Agricultural College (1927-1933). He was also involved in the United Farmers of Manitoba and later in the Progressive and Liberal Progressive Party of Manitoba.
He died on 31 August 1962 and was buried in the Minnedosa Cemetery.
Birth registrations [Gertrude Pearl Shuttleworth, Flosie Fletcher Shuttleworth, Ernest Leslie Shuttleworth], Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 September 1962.
Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 11 December 2022