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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Livingstone “Bert” Mills (1901-1984)


Born at Swan River on 17 April 1901, son of Thomas Mills and Jean Livingstone, he attended Wesley College in 1921. He was the Principal of Benito School (1922-1924), Melita School (1924-1928), and The Pas School (1928-1932). On 24 August 1931, he married Florence Helen Oakley Searle at Winnipeg. They had two sons, Donald L. Mills and Gordon T. Mills. During the Second World War, he served in the Royal Canadian Air Force. He retired to Summerland, British Columbia where he worked as a realtor. He died there, in a traffic accident, on 11 December 1984.


Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 13 December 1984, page 74.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 January 2016

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