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Memorable Manitobans: Hugh Polson (1859-?)

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Hugh Polson
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Farmer.

Born at the Red River Settlement on 8 May 1859, son of Angus Polson and Ann Henderson, he was educated at Kildonan School while working on the family farm. He remained in the family home after the death of his parents, residing there with his sisters. The home was replaced by a new structure in 1913. On 29 July 1913, he married Jessie Dryden Goodall (?-?, daughter of William Goodall). He belonged to the Kildonan Presbyterian Church.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

Who's Who and Why, Volumes 6 and 7, 1915-1916, page 715.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 November 2021

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