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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Milne (1881-1953)

Farmer, MP (1922-1925), MP (1926-1930).

Born at Mekiwin on 19 August 1881, son of James Milne and Flora McIntyre, he attended the Manitoba Agricultural College then became a farmer at Mekiwin. On 19 July 1916, he married Marion Kathleen Rutherford (?-?). He was elected to the House of Commons for Neepawa in 1921, defeated in 1925, re-elected in 1926, defeated in 1930. He died at Neepawa on 1 July 1953.

Sources:

The Canadian Directory of Parliament, 1867-1967, edited by J. K. Johnson, Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa [Library and Archives Canada], 1968.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 June 2017

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