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Memorable Manitobans: William Henry Sims (1872-1955)

Click to enlargeFarmer, municipal official, MLA (1914-1915), MLA (1916-1920).

Born on 4 January 1872, at Fergus, Ontario, son of William A. Sims and Clara Last, he was educated at Brant School near Stonewall and the Winnipeg High School, receiving a Teachers Certificate. He was married twice; first to Catherine Emily Marsh, with whom he had a son, Elmir Cecil Sims (b 1903), and on 30 June 1909, to Christina S. M. Mounsey. He served as a Councillor for the Rural Municipality of Swan River from 1907 to 1913, and Reeve of same municipality for 1914.

Sources:

The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1915.

Page revised: 31 January 2010

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