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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Christie Cochran (1868-1939)

Click to enlargeMerchant, municipal official.

Born in Ontario on 12 May 1868, he served as Reeve and later Secretary-Treasurer of the Rural Municipality of Blanshard and, from 1907 to 1908, President of the Union of Manitoba Municipalities. He died at Hamiota, Manitoba on 15 January 1939.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Western Municipal News, December 1908, page 971.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 October 2010

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