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Memorable Manitobans: John Harrison Haight (1858-1937)

Municipal official.

Born in Wellington County, Ontario on 19 November 1858, he moved to North Dakota in 1882 and to Stockton in 1886. On 8 February 1889, he married Elizabeth Caroline Harris (?-?) and they had ten children. For many years, he operated a livery business at Pierson and served on the municipal council, including a term as Reeve for the Rural Municipality of Edward (1908). He was a member of the Odd Fellows and Liberal party. He died at Winnipeg on 24 October 1937 and was buried in the Pierson Cemetery.

Sources:

Marriage and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“J. Haight, Pierson pioneer, is buried,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 October 1937, page 12.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 March 2017

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