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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Dana Hunting (1880-1953)


Born at Huntingville, Quebec on 10 October 1880, son of Henry Walter Hunting (1830-1896) and Louisa Jane LeBaron (1840-1897), he graduated from Bishop’s University with a BEd degree. He came to Manitoba and was the Principal of Hartney School (1907-1909) and Elkhorn School (1913-1915). By 1917, he was Principal of a school at Three Rivers [Trois-Rivieres], Quebec, later moving to Montreal (circa 1935) before retirement in the 1940s. He married Minnie Laura Beatrice Broley (1888-1958) had two daughters, one of whom was Isabelle Louisa Hunting (1917-2002). He died at Montreal in 1953 and was buried at Malvern Cemetery at Lennoxville, Quebec.


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Quebec Vital Statistics and Church Records, Ancestry.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Canada Voter Lists, Ancestry.

Roberts/ Andrews / Anderson / Wilson family tree, Ancestry.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 3 March 2018

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