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Memorable Manitobans: Frederick William Sutherland (1886-1956)

Farmer, municipal official.

Born at Griswold on 23 October 1886, son of Robert Sutherland and Amelia Robinson, he attended Griswold School. He took up farming and resided in Griswold with his brother Matthew R. Sutherland and sister Jean Mary Sutherland (1888-?). He served as a 20-year Councillor and Reeve (1952-1955) of the Rural Municipality of Sifton, as well as trustee and Secretary-Treasurer of Hillside School. He was an elder and clerk of the session in the Griswold United Church. He died on 17 December 1956 and was buried in the Griswold Cemetery.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Birth and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Ex-Reeve of Sifton, F.W. Sutherland dies,” Winnipeg Free Press, 26 December 1956, page 7.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 9 October 2017

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