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Memorable Manitobans: Herbert M. Johnston (1883-?)

Farmer.

Born on a farm in Manitoba on 3 April 1883, son of Henry William Johnston and Barbara Nelson, he was educated at Clinton School in the Rural Municipality of Elton, quitting at the age of 15 to work on the family farm near Brandon. He inherited a portion of his father’s farm in Township 11, Range 18. On 30 January 1912, he married Emily Bird.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 March 2014

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