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Memorable Manitobans: Armand Henry Corelli (1856-1931)

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Born 18 October 1856, shortly after coming to Winnipeg he served through the 1885 North West Rebellion. He later was Clerk of the Manitoba Legislative Assembly from 1900 to 1923, resigning during the First World War to serve in the military overseas, as Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster-General of the Second Canadian Division. From 1924 he was cash receiver of the Law Courts. He had three children: Dudley Corelli, Hilda Corelli, and Mrs. Charles Mossman. He was a member of the Masons (Northern Light Lodge). He died at his Winnipeg home, 892 Grosvenor Avenue, on 1 December 1931 and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery.

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Lt.-Col. Corelli, former clerk of house, dead”, Winnipeg Tribune, 2 December 1931. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9]

Page revised: 30 January 2010

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