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Memorable Manitobans: Clifford William Landerkin (1898-1969)

Businessman, municipal official.

Born on a farm east of Crystal City on 14 February 1898, son of William James Landerkin (1856-1935) and Charlotte Orris (1864-1923), he was the agent for the Federal grain elevator at Purves (1930-1943) and a grain supervisor at Swift Current, Saskatchewan (1943-1947). He operated a garage at Pilot Mound from 1947 until retirement in 1968. He served on the Pilot Mound municipal council and was Mayor of Pilot Mound (1958-1965). He married Helen S. Burton (1902-1996) and they had four daughters, including Eileen Charlotte Landerkin. He was a candidate for the Killarney constituency in the 1953 provincial general election. He was a member of the Pilot Mound Hospital Board, Morden District Area Board, Mason (Master, Crystal Lodge No. 71), and Khartum Shriners. He died at Pilot Mound on 20 May 1969 and was buried in the Pilot Mound Old Cemetery.


Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 May 1969, page 27.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 September 2018

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