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Memorable Manitobans: Gordon Orr (c1907-1991)

Farmer, museum curator.

He farmed near Binscarth, Manitoba for much of his life, and amassed a sizeable collection of cultural and natural history artifacts that were subsequently the basis for a community museum at Binscarth. He died at Russell, Manitoba on 14 April 1991 and was buried in the St. Lazare Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Gordon Orr Memorial Museum (152 Second Avenue, Binscarth)

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 16 April 1991, page 34.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 November 2012

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