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Memorable Manitobans: Edward Augustus Dugard (1856-1933)

Surveyor, merchant, municipal official.

Born at Birmingham, England on 5 June 1856, he immigrated to Canada in 1876 and worked for a time as a land surveyor in eastern Manitoba. By 1901, he was living at Beausejour where he was a general merchant. He later served as the Reeve of Brokenhead (1902) and Mayor of Beausejour (1922). He died at Beausejour on 21 April 1933 and was buried in the Beausejour Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Shawna Froese for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 September 2016

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