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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Joseph Johnston (1876-1964)

Farmer.

Born in Grey County, Ontario on 14 September 1876, son of James Johnston (1839-1899) and Mary Ann Craig (1844-1927), brother of James W. Johnston and first-cousin of Adam Johnston, he came to Manitoba in April 1882 and farmed in the Mowbray district. On 6 January 1903, he married Ellen Isabel Thom (1882-1966) and they had two sons and three daughters. He served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Mowbray School District. He died on 20 June 1964 and was buried in the Jackson Cemetery.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

We thank Wayne Stacey for providing information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 29 April 2017

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