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Memorable Manitobans: William Allen “Bill” Linden (1928-2008)

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William Allen Linden
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Florist, municipal official.

Born at Portage la Prairie on 9 August 1928, son of William Augustus Linden (1877-1941) and Eva Allen (1891-1948), he operated the family florist business for most of his life. He served on the Portage la Prairie city council for several terms and also was Mayor. He was the President of the Manitoba Association of Urban Municipalities from 1972 to 1973. He died at Portage la Prairie on 25 October 2008 and was buried in the Hillside Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary [W. A. Linden], MacGregor Herald, 30 January 1941.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank Allen Brown for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 February 2018

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