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Memorable Manitobans: Harry H. Dunwoody (1885-1963)

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Harry H. Dunwoody
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Civil servant.

Born in County Monaghan, Ireland in 1885, he came to Canada in 1891. A graduate of Manitoba College (Arts, 1906) and the Manitoba Law School, he practiced as a solicitor in rural Manitoba and Winnipeg until he joined the provincial civil service in 1923. He served as Clerk of the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba (1929-1950) and Magistrate for the City of St. James (1953-1959). He died at Winnipeg on 11 March 1963 and was buried in the St. James Cemetery.


“Mrs. Dunwoody dies suddenly here,” Winnipeg Tribune, 24 April 1951. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B10]

“Dunwoody St. James magistrate,” Winnipeg Free Press, 25 March 1953, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 12 March 1963, page 22.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 March 2022

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