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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Farthing Morrison (1904-1958)

Printer, municipal official.

Born at Keyes on 26 February 1904, son of Helen Ann Smith, he came to Winnipeg in 1912 then to West Kildonan in 1935. He worked as a printer at the Stovel Advocate Company from 1946 to the time of his death, was a councillor for the Town of West Kildonan (1946-1958), President of the West Kildonan Kiwanis Club, and President of the Printing House Craftsmen. He died at his home, 368 Scotia Street, on 5 May 1958 and was buried in the Old Kildonan Cemetery. He is commemorated by R. F. Morrison School and Morrison Street in Winnipeg.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: R. F. Morrison School (25 Morrison Street, Winnipeg)

Sources:

Birth registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“W. K. councillor, R. F. Morrison dies at age of 54,” Winnipeg Free Press, 6 May 1958, page 57.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 December 2014

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