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Memorable Manitobans: Stanley Norman Cochran (1890-1971)


He was licensed as an optometrist in 1915 and began his practice in Carman and surrounding districts. He served as President of the Manitoba Association of Optometrists in 1928. He and first wife Gertrude had three children: H. Reid Cochran, Jack G. Cochran and Norma Cochran (Mrs. W. A. Smith). He served as a member of the Carman Hospital Board and an Elder and Choirmaster of Carman United Church. He led the Carman Band for 53 years. He was a member of the IOOF, the Canadian Order of Foresters, and the Carman Golf Club.

He died at Carman on 21 January 1971 and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Tribune, 23 January 1971. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B15, page 230]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 July 2010

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