Henry James “Hal” Guest
Born in Winnipeg, son of Henry Hewson Guest and Hessie Jean Conly (1917-2000), he attended Florida State University and the University of Winnipeg from which he graduated with honours in 1971. In December 1972, he was elected Speaker of the Fifty-Second Youth Parliament of North West Ontario. He wrote an MA thesis on the political career of Sir Hugh John Macdonald. After completing his doctoral degree with a dissertation on the history of Dawson, Yukon (1982), he taught at Garden City Collegiate until retirement in June 2011.
His articles for the Manitoba Historical Society:
Obituary [Hessie Jean Guest], Winnipeg Free Press, 21 July 2000, page C7.
Obituary [Hessie Jean Guest], Winnipeg Free Press, 13 August 2000, page C6.
We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
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