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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Walmsley Kirvan (1870-1952)

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Albert Walmsley Kirvan
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Farmer, MLA (1921-1922), MLA (1923-1927).

Born at Meaford, Ontario in 1870, he farmed in the Hilbre area and was elected by a one-vote majority to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1920 general election, for the Fairford constituency, and was re-elected in 1922. In the 1927 and 1932 general elections, he was defeated by Stuart S. Garson. He retired from farming around 1941 and moved to Winnipeg where he died at his home, 236 Queenston Street, on 6 May 1951. He was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 7 May 1951, page 12.

“Frank Dojacek funeral set for Wednesday,” Winnipeg Tribune, 7 May 1951. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B10]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 June 2018

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