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Memorable Manitobans: Lloyd Emerson Cassan (1912-1996)

Farmer, municial official.

Born on the family farm in the RM of Brenda on 3 January 1912, son of William Cassan and Margaret McCuaig, he was educated at Otter School and Medora School then he worked for a time in a general store at Medora before he began farming. On 31 October 1938, he married Elsie Margaret Warren (1912-?) and they had three children. He served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Medora Curling Club for 25 years, councilor of the RM of Brenda (1953-1973), and Reeve of the RM of Brenda (1973-1980). He was a trustee of the Medora Consolidated School Board and the Antler River School District, Chairman of the Del-Win Lodge, and a member of the Deloraine Hospital Board. He was a Mason (Deloraine Lodge) and an active curler. He retired from farming in 1980 and moved to Deloraine. He died there on 11 November 1996 and was buried in the Medora Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Bridging Brenda: The History of Brenda Municipality and Area by Brenda History Committee, 1990.

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 20 November 1996, page 8.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 November 2013

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