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Lyons. Robert Fern. M.P.P.

Biography:  Born July 1, 1856 in Leeds Co. ON. Married Janet Hume in 1888. Died Dec. 29, 1926.
Claims: 1878. Farmer. General Store with his brother, J.H. Lyons.. Move to Carberry exporter of grain, dealer in horses. He and Walter Wise purchased the first commercial lots in the new town of Carberry and built a store. Lyons Elevator, 1895. Lyons Hall. Member of Legislature 1892. Elected four times.
Probable Significance: 
Source:  Carberry Plains, Century One / / The Carberry Plains, 75 Years of Progress / / People of the Big Plain /  387, 664
Images:  Memorable Manitobans
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