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Memorable Manitobans: Harry Baker Brehaut (?-1975)

Engineer.

He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a baccalaureate degree in Engineering. In 1930, he married and moved to Winnipeg where he was a member of the Manitoba Historical Society, the Engineering Institute of Canada, and the Association of Professional Engineers of Manitoba. In 1970, he was awarded the Manitoba Centennial Medal by the Manitoba Historical Society for his work on the Red River Cart. He died at Winnipeg on 11 September 1975. At the time of his death, he lived at 168 Sherburn Street.

His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:

The Red River Carts
Manitoba Pageant, Volume 14, Number 1, Autumn 1968

The Red River Cart and Trails: The Fur Trade
MHS Transactions, Series 3, Number 28, 1971-72 Season

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 December 1975, page 30.

Obituary [Marie Geraldine Brehaut], Winnipeg Free Press, 14 December 1996, page 59.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 October 2013

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