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Memorable Manitobans: Harold Linklater Scarth (1891-1954)

Volunteer, community activist.

Born at Liverpool, England on 8 November 1891, he came to Canada in 1913, working as a clerk for the Canadian National Railway and fighting in the First World War. He was best known, however, for his activism within the Masons, being a member of the Fort Garry Lodge of the Masonic order, the Prince Rupert chapter of the Royal Arch Masons, Shrine Khartum Temple and other branches of the order. He was also the librarian of the Men’s Musical club, a member of the Winnipeg Male Voice choir, St. Andrew’s society Male Voice choir, the Winnipeg Musical Festival committee and the Cosmopolitan Club. He died at Winnipeg on 3 September 1954.

Sources:

This profile was prepared by Kris Keen.

Winnipeg Free Press, Saturday, 4 September 1954.

Attestation papers for H. L. Scarth, Library and Archives Canada.

Page revised: 14 October 2008

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