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Memorable Manitobans: William George Milne (c1930-1987)

Community activist.

He worked for the T. Eaton Company for 30 years, later owning and operating with his wife a general store at Matlock. He was a member of the Kinsman Clubs at St. Boniface, Norwood, and St. Vital. He was also a cub and scout leader in St. Vital, and served as a councillor for the Village of Dunnottar for five years and a Director for the Interlake Development Corporation. He died accidentally on 29 July 1987 and was buried in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Milne Memorial Park (Dunnottar)

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 1 August 1987, page 43.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 November 2020

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