Memorable Manitobans: Frederick James “Fred” Elliott (1903-1982)
Farmer, municipal official.
Born in McCreary on 10 April 1903, son of George Elliott (1876-?) and Mabel Adaline Brook (1883-?). He began farming at Reeve in 1942 and was active within the community, serving as a Grainage Trustee, Councillor, and Reeve (1948-1949, 1954-1955) of the Rural Municipality of McCreary. On 10 December 1960, he married Marion Moore Kuppers (1914-?) at the Chalmers United Church in Winnipeg. He died at the McCreary Hospital on 24 January 1982 and was buried in the McCreary Cemetery.
Birth registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.
“Elliott - Kuppers,” Winnipeg Free Press, 7 January 1961, page 14.
Obituary [Norman John Elliott], Winnipeg Free Press, 15 April 1978, page 53.
Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 January 1982, page 35.
This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.
Page revised: 12 July 2018
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