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Memorable Manitobans: Joseph Saundry (1893-1974)

Editor and publisher.

Born at Port Isaac, Cornwall, England on 1 October 1893, he came to Canada in 1911. He was the editor and publisher of the Stonewall Argus, later in co-ownership with his nephew Bill Saundry, until retirement in 1960. On 15 November 1922, he married Agnes Winnifred Laing (1898-1989) at Stonewall and they had four daughters. He was a member of Stonewall United Church, Stonewall School Board (Chairman), Stonewall Curling Club, and Masons (Stonewall Lodge No. 12). He died at Stonewall on 25 June 1974 and was buried in the Stonewall Cemetery.


Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 June 1974, page 43.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 October 2017

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