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Memorable Manitobans: Arthur Raymond “Art” Oliver (1916-1977)

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Born at Gimli on 21 March 1916, son of K. Oliver (?-?) and Gutormina Kristin Stevens (1891-1985) of Kirkfield Park, he married Kathleen Constance Spalding (1916-1987) on 1 August 1942 and they had a son. In 1959, he was elected to the RM of Assiniboia School Board, living at 99 Whittier Street. He died at Winnipeg on 16 September 1977. He was commemorated by Arthur Oliver School.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Arthur Oliver School (647 School Road, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Engagements,” Winnipeg Tribune, 11 July 1942, page 11.

“Acclamations are feature of suburban nominations,” Winnipeg Free Press, 15 October 1959, page 3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 September 1977, page 70.

Obituary [Gutormina Kristin Oliver], Winnipeg Free Press, 6 May 1985, page 41.

Obituary [Kathleen Constance Oliver], Winnipeg Free Press, 30 September 1987, page 49.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 February 2018

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