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Memorable Manitobans: Harold V. Smith (1879-?)


Born near Fredericton, New Brunswick, 1879, son of Isaac H. Smith and Mary Jane Smith. Married Mabel Merell, 1915. Has three sons and three daughters. Comes from United Empire Loyalist stock; both sides of the family. Sheriff Smith went to Cranbrook, BC, in 1904; established himself in the laundry business; came to Regina and was superintendent of the Regina Steam Laundry for six years; Brandon Steam Laundry for two years; came to Dauphin, 1912, and purchased the Dauphin Steam Laundry; appointed Sheriff, 14 October 1922. Member of the Council four years. Elected Mayor of Dauphin in 1922. Resigned to accept position as Sheriff of the Dauphin Judicial District. Member of the Canadian Club. Member of the IOOF, Past Noble. Grand, Dauphin Lodge, No. 36. Baptist. Address, Court House, Dauphin.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 17 January 2014

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