Memorable Manitobans: Donald Ephriam Carrothers (1910-1988)
Born at Austin on 30 January 1910, eldest son of Thomas J. Carrothers and Etta May Giles (1893-1987), he was instrumental in the establishment of the Manitoba Agricultural Hall of Fame, preventing the loss of old farm equipment that would otherwise have been used as a source of metal during the Second World War. In 1970, he was awarded a Manitoba Centennial Medal by the Manitoba Historical Society. He married Muriel Elizabeth Tattersall (1915-2009) and they had two daughters. He died at Portage la Prairie on 22 March 1988 and was buried in the Austin Cemetery.
Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 March 1988, page 44.
Obituary [Muriel Elizabeth Carrothers], Portage la Prairie Central Plains Herald Leader, 9 May 2009, page 16.
Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 9 February 2020
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