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Garland, Robert A.

Biography:  Born Greenock, Scotland 1876. Orphaned in 1881 and placed in the Marchmont Home in Belleville ON. Adopted by Garlands. Married Mary Haslam May 25, 1909.
Claims: First teacher in new school – 1895. 3 years. Law School, then practiced in Carberry. Solicitor for the Union Bank & Bank of Montreal. Carberry Lodge. School Board. Chamber of Commerce & Board of Trade. Town Secretary, Town Clerk. Mayor 1927.
Probable Significance:  Very High
Source:  People of the Big Plain / 660
Images:  Memorable Manitobans
Content:   Little additional information