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Memorable Manitobans: Robert William Emmond (1869-1935)

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Robert William Emmond
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Farmer, MLA (1921-1922), MLA (1923-1927).

Born in Bruce County, Ontario on 25 November 1869, he came to Manitoba with his parents in 1877 and settled on a farm near Treherne. In 1898 he moved to a farm in the Swan River Valley. He was an early member of the United Farmers of Manitoba, and was elected to the Manitoba Legislature as a United Farmers of Manitoba member, representing the Swan River constituency, in 1920. He was re-elected as a Progressive in 1922. He died near Benito on 26 August 1935, survived by his widow and five children.


Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Robert Emmond, former M.L.A., dies at home,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 August 1935. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 June 2018

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