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Memorable Manitobans: Thomas H. Whale (c1867-1947)

Municipal official.

Born in Ontario, he came to Manitoba in 1896 and resided in Winnipegosis from 1897 to the end of his life. He served on the local school board from 1899 to 1946, and Mayor of Winnipegosis from 1917 to 1919. He was a member of the Masons and the Presbyterian Church. He died at Winnipegosis on 13 November 1947 and was buried in the Winnipegosis Cemetery.


“Winnipegosis pioneer dies”, Winnipeg Free Press, 18 November 1947. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B9]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 November 2010

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