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Memorable Manitobans: Henry L. Ross (1865-?)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born in Ontario on 8 December 1865, he came to Manitoba and farmed with his widowed mother and siblings in the Rural Municipality of St. Francois-Xavier. He served as a councillor for municipality in 1897 and from 1900 to 1905. In this capacity he attended the 1905 founding meeting in Brandon of the Union of Manitoba Municipalities.


1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Our First Hundred Years: A History of St. Francois-Xavier Municipality, St. Francois-Xavier Municipality Historical Committee, 1980, page 34 [Manitoba Legislative Library].

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 November 2008

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