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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Baird Shewfelt (1871-?)


Born in Kincardine, Ontario, 3 September 1871. Came to Manitoba, 1890. Settled in the Kingsley District. Married Miss J. McKay, 28 December 1910. Born in Prince Edward Island, who came to Manitoba in 1907, and for some time taught school. They have two sons and a daughter. Mr. Shewfelt has done much to improve the grade of cattle in his district, (Red Polled). Has served on the School Board and taken an active interest in its welfare. Superintendent of the Presbyterian Sunday School. One of the Board of Managers of the Church. Address, Kingsley, Manitoba.


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This collection of biographies ofManitobans was compiled by the Canadian Publicity Company, and published at Winnipeg in 1925. Most of those featured in the book were living at that time, so no information on death dates was provided. Where possible, these have been added to this online version.

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