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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Manly Belton (c1909-1990)


Born at Neepawa around 1909, son of George Russell Belton and Edythe Minerva Manly (?-1958), he became a teacher and served at Lenore School (?-?), Winnipeg Beach School (1938-1939), Gladstone School (c1940), and General Wolfe School (1944-1946, 1966-1970), amongst others. On 23 August 1938, he married Caroline Mary Davis (1912-2014) at Christ Church at Cartwright and resided at Winnipeg Beach for a time. The couple had four children. He was a Mason (Past Master of Ancient Landmark Lodge No. 3, Past Master and member of Stony Mountain Lodge No. 134) as well as a member of the Board of General Purposes of the Grand Lodge of Manitoba. He died at the Grace Hospital on 5 June 1990.


Canada voter lists, Ancestry.

“Belton - Davies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 August 1938, page 7.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 June 1990, page 45.

Obituary [Caroline Mary Belton], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 September 2014.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 October 2019

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