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Memorable Manitobans: Leslie Frank Gates (1917-1979)

Farmer, municipal official.

He served as Reeve of the Rural Municipality of South Norfolk from 1958 to 1963. He was elected Mayor of Treherne at a bye-election held in February 1979 but died at his Treherne home soon after, on 4 March 1979, and was buried in Woodlands Cemetery at Treherne.


“Treherne picks retired farmer as new mayor”, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 February 1979.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 March 1979.

The orofile was written by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 October 2009

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