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Memorable Manitobans: Richard Harry Seaborn (1917-1991)

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Richard Harry Seaborn
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Music director, MLA (1958-1959), MLA (1959-1962), MLA (1963-1966).

Born at Winnipeg on 25 April 1917, son of Ernest Frederick Seaborn and Alica Rose Seaborn, he was educated at the University of Alberta and Julliard School of Music (New York). He spent three years in Seminary with the intention of becoming a Minister. Instead, he worked as Musical Director at CJAY Television Limited and was Concertmaster and Assistant Conductor of the Winnipeg Symphony for twelve years. He was a Member of the Eagles, M.T.C.A., and A.F. of M. First elected to the Manitoba Legislature at the 1958 general election, replacing H. B. Scott, he was re-elected in 1959 and 1962, but was defeated by Philip Petursson in 1966. He lived at 594 Arlington Street, Winnipeg. He died on 27 March 1991.


The Canadian Parliamentary Guide, 1960.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (Deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 April 2018

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