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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.

Sources:

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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