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Memorable Manitobans: Kenneth Robert “Ken” Elliott (1932-2017)

Police officer.

Born at Fort William (now Thunder Bay), Ontario on 29 June 1932, son of Robert Thomas Elliott and Ivy Bessie Hazell, He was a officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police for 29 years, serving in northern Manitoba and later at Brandon, until retirement in 1979, at which time he became Chief of the Brandon Police Service (1979-1988). He was a member of St. Matthew’s Anglican Cathedral and the Brandon Rotary Club. An active community volunteer, he helped with the Brandon centennial celebrations (1982), World Youth Baseball Championships (1991), and Canada Summer Games (1997). On 30 June 1956, he married Gwennyth Hilda Price at Thunder Bay and they had five children. He died at Brandon on 21 September 2017.

Sources:

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 23 September 2017.

This page was prepared by Sandy Jasper and Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 September 2017

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