Memorable Manitobans: Albert James Henry Proctor (1863-1945)
Born at Yorkshire, England on 29 March 1863, son of Henry Proctor (1837-1922) and Hannah Lancaster (1836-1909), he came to the Rural Municipality of Woodlands in 1880. In 1892, he married Jeanette Wilkes Sabine (1869-1921) and they had five children: Margaret Hannah Proctor (1892-1971, wife of Charles Kingsley Tully), Albert Henry Proctor (1894-1975), John James Edward Proctor (1897-?), Herbert William Proctor (1898-1981), and Helen J. S. Proctor (1904-?). He served within his local municipal council for 40 years, including as Reeve of the Rural Municipality of Woodlands (1928-1937), and as a school trustee for 30 years. He was also a churchwarden, a representative of the Portage Mutual Insurance Company, Secretary-Treasurer of the local Agriculutral Society, and a member of both the Canadian Order of Foresters, and the Woodlands Educational League. He died at his Woodlands residence on 21 February 1945 and was buried in the St. George‘s Anglican Cemetery.
Birth marriage and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
1901 & 1911 Canada censuses, Automated Genealogy.
“Tully - Proctor,” Winnipeg Tribune, 30 October 1920, page 9.
“A. J. H. Proctor, 82, dies at Woodlands,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 February 1945, page 4.
Winnipeg estate #33661, Albert J. H. Proctor, Archives of Manitoba.
Saint Georges Anglican Cemetery burial transcriptions, FindAGrave.
This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.
Page revised: 17 August 2019
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