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Memorable Manitobans: Murray Gibson Hannah (1925-2017)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born on the family farm in the Rural Municipality of Arthur on 4 August 1925, son of Gibson K. Hannah (1888-1966) and Ruby W. Stalker (1893-1971), he attended a local one-room school and Waskada School before going to business school in Winnipeg. He then returned to a grain farm in the vicinity of Waskada where he was a councilor (1965-1969) and Mayor (1969-1986). He died at Brandon on 28 August 2017 and was buried in the Waskada Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 September 2017.

Obituary, Wheatland Funeral Service.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 September 2017

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