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Memorable Manitobans: George Lindsay Henderson (1916-2008)

Farmer, MLA (1969-1973), MLA (1973-1977).

Born at Homewood on 18 March 1916, son of John Henderson and Ann Jane Bradley, he worked as a farmer, real estate appraiser, broker, and politician. He believed in community service and was President of the Chamber of Commerce, Mayor of Manitou (1968-1969), and in 1969 was elected the Conservative MLA for the Pembina constituency, being re-elected in 1973. He was married three times, first to Agnes Cassels, second to Clara Balfour, and third to Gertie McCauley. In 1977, he received a Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Medal. He died at Manitou on 4 June 2008.

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 June 2008.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 June 2017

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