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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Dominion Post Office Building (116 Main Street, Melita)

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Postmasters | Photos & Coordinates | Sources

This one-storey brick building on Main Street in Melita was designed by Charles D. Sutherland (1879-1957), Chief Architect for the Department of Public Works at Ottawa, and constructed in 1937 to house the local post office.

Postmasters

Period

Postmasters

1884-1912

Robert Mowbray Graham (1851-1932)

1912-1949

Sidney German Davis (1864-1949)

1949

Janet Gibson Davis (1894-?)

1950-1970

George Alexander Ferguson (1905-1979)

1970

J. C. Foster

1970-1988

Robert J. McKinny

Photos & Coordinates

Dominion Post Office Building at Melita

Dominion Post Office Building at Melita (July 2018)
Source: George Penner

Site Location (lat/long): N49.27044, W100.99175
denoted by symbol on the map above

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: IOOF Hall / Odd Fellows Hall (111 Main Street, Melita)

Sources:

Post Offices and Postmasters, Library and Archives Canada.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Jordan Makichuk for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by George Penner and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 August 2022

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