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Memorable Manitobans: Lorne Alexander Gibson (1880-?)

Manitoba Diary Commission, Provincial Government.

Born at Marshfield, P.E.I., 19 April 1880. Son of William Gibson and Elizabeth McLaughlin. Married Jean Creighton, 16 September 1908. Has two sons. Was educated at Charlottetown Public Schools. Managed Co-Operative Cheese Factory and Creamery at Marshfield, P.E.I., 1898-1902. Attended Diary Schools at Charlottetown, P.E.I., Sussex, New Brunswick, and Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph. Came West in 1903; managed creameries in Saskatchewan four years for the Dominion Government, Diary Instructor at Manitoba Agricultural College and Provincial Creamery Instructor for three years; Chief Diary Inspector for the City of Winnipeg two years; Diary Produce Grader for Manitoba three years; appointed Provincial Diary Commissioner, 1917. Secretary, Manitoba Diary Association ten years. Presbyterian. Recreations: Golf, shooting and fishing. Residence, 301 Beverley Street, Winnipeg.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 10 April 2009

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