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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas Aiden Barrow (1916-1982)

Miner, lumberman, MLA (1969-1973), MLA (1973-1977), MLA (1977-1981).

Born in England on 7 October 1916, he moved to Nova Scotia while a boy and later moved to northern Manitoba where he worked as a miner and lumberman. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1969 general election, representing the Flin Flon constituency. He was re-elected in 1973 and 1977 but did not stand in 1981. In recognition of his community service, he received a Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal (1977). He died at Winnipeg on 14 June 1982.


“Former MLA dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 15 June 1982, page 21.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 June 1982, page 46.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 October 2021

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