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Memorable Manitobans: Edward Finney (1931-1986)

Police officer.

Born at Winnipeg on 26 June 1932, son of Edward Finney and Marjorie Milne-Todd, he worked as a machinist for the Canadian Pacific Railway then, in 1961, he joined the West Kildonan Police Department which became part of the Winnipeg Police Department in 1973. He was put in charge of the School Patrol and Safety Program in 1969, a position that he held until his death. He served on the Board of Directors for Marymound School and was an advisor on the West Kildonan Lord Selkirk community. In 1978, he was given a Manitoba Good Citizenship Award. He was a member of Zion Lutheran Church, the YMCA, and the Masons (Ionic Lodge). He died at Winnipeg on 31 October 1986 and was entombed at the Glen Eden Memorial Gardens. He is commemorated by Constable Edward Finney School.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 3 November 1986, page 32.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 January 2011

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