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Memorable Manitobans: Samuel Robert Henderson (1863-1928)

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Samuel Robert Henderson
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Municipal official.

Born on 29 August 1863, son of farmer Angus Henderson and Catherine McBeath (1832-1895), nephew of John Henderson, he served as President of the Manitoba Good Roads Association from its inception in 1909 until his death on 27 January 1928. He was also Reeve of the Rural Municipality of Kildonan (1909-1913) and the Rural Municipality of East Kildonan (1918-1923). He was unmarried. A monument in his memory was unveiled in Spring 1928 along Henderson Highway. He is commemorated by Henderson Highway and Essar Avenue in Winnipeg.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: S. R. Henderson Cairn (1490 Henderson Highway, Winnipeg)

Sources:

1881 Canada census, FamilySearch.

Western Municipal News, 1928, page 40.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

We thank George Stewart for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 22 September 2017

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