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Memorable Manitobans: Harry Ewart Walker (1882-1961)


Born in England in February 1881, he came to Canada in 1906, attending the University of Manitoba and, in 1912, receiving a BSc degree in Agriculture. On 16 April 1913, he married Martha McCrindle (1878-1936) at Foxwarren and they had two children: Elizabeth Walker (b c1915) and William Walker (b c1918). He was the Superintendent of the Killarney Demonstration Farm (1917-1920, 1927-1947) and Secretary of the Killarney Agricultural Society (1928-1949). He died in 1961 and was buried in the Killarney Cemetery.


1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Manitoba University examination results,” Manitoba Free Press, 10 May 1912, page 12.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 18 April 2017

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