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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.

Sources:

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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