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Memorable Manitobans: Owen C. Trainor (1894-1956)

Physician, MP (1953-1957).

Born at Moncton, New Brunswick on 16 October 1894, son of John Trainor and Mary Ann McQuillan, he attended St. Dunstan’s College (Charlottetown, PEI) and McGill University (MD, CM), after which he practised medicine at Winnipeg. He married Mabel Edna Creban on 24 December 1926. He was elected to the House of Commons for Winnipeg South in 1953. He died on 28 November 1956, at Winnipeg, while still in office.

Sources:

The Canadian Directory of Parliament, 1867-1967, edited by J. K. Johnson, Public Archives of Canada, Ottawa [Library and Archives Canada], 1968.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 November 2017

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