Leader, HENRY GEORGE

Birth Name Leader, HENRY GEORGE
Nick Name Harry
Gender male
Age at Death 67 years, 1 month, 30 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1879-03-10    
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Birth 1880-03-10 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada 1881 1906 Census; "Henry" and Mar 1880 in 1911 Census
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Census 1881-04-04 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada  
Event Note

1881 Census of Canada:
Leader: Thomas 37, Bdgit (sic) 38, Jane 17, William 15, Mary 13, Edith 11, Cathrine (sic) 8, Thomas 5, Robert 3, Henry 1.
Born: Thomas - England; Bdgit, Jane, William, Mary, Edith, and Cathrine - Ontario; Thomas, Robert, and Henry - Manitoba.
Religion: Thomas - English [C of E]; Methodist - all rest
Origin: Thomas - English; Irish - all rest
Occupation: Thomas - Farmer
School: Mary and Edith

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Census 1891-05-14 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada  
Event Note

1891 Census of Canada:
Leader: Thomas 46, Ellen (sic) 47, Molly (sic) 22, Thomas 14, Robert 12, Henry 10, Mildred 8, Norman (sic - Norma) 6.
Born: Thomas - England; "Ellen" and Molly - Ontario, rest - Manitoba
Place of birth of father: Thomas - England; "Ellen" - Ireland; Children: England
Place of birth of mother: Thomas - England; "Ellen" - Ireland; Children - Ontario
Religion: Thomas - Baptist; "Ellen" - RC [Roman Catholic]; Children - Presbyterian except Mildred and Norma/n who have no religion [as yet?] [thus confirming family story - SJL]
Occupation: Thomas - farmer
Education: Read and Write - all except Mildred who can read but not write, and Norma/n neither.
[Note: Mildred listed as a son and Norman as a daughter!]
[Missing: William d. 1887; Jane 27 - under Harry Braun?, Edith 21, Catherine 18 - didn't marry Robt McCullough until 1895]

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Occupation     Farmer, Aberdeen Angus breeder, MP
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Occupation     Northlane Stock Farm
Event Note

Established Aberdeen Angus pedigree stock breeding on his father's homestead.

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Music     Played violin for pleasure
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Marriage 1901-09-27   to Ella MacBeth - ref "Memorable Manitobans"
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Marriage 1901-09-27 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada MN-BMD: to Ella Mary "MCBEATH"
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Elected 1906 Burnside, Portage la Prarie, Manitoba, Canada Councilor Municipal Government
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Elected 1912   Reeve, Burnside, Municipal Government
Event Note

"First native-born Reeve at the early age of 34. He was the youngest reeve to be elected up to that time." Ref: Harry George Leader 1880 - Short Bio

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Military Service 1914   Canadian Army, 1914-18, "Participant"
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Residence 1921 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Parish Lot 36; 1921 Census
Event Note

1921 Census of Canada:
Leader: Harry  41, Ella  36, Thomas 18, Olive 17 , & Ruth 5. Mother Bridget Leader  78.
Labourers? Lodgers? Someone Sheridan (M) 30, Rose Williams (F)  17.
Home: Owned
Class of House: S
Materials: B [brick?]
Rooms occupied by Family: 6

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Elected 1921-12-06   Progressive Party MP, 6 Dec 1921 - 29 Oct 1925
Event Reference Note

Nominated as candidate by the newly formed Farmers politcal party - the Progressive Party

Defeated incumbent - the Prime Minister, the Right Hon Arthur Meighan. "This was the first time the Prime Minister had ever been defeated in his own riding." - ref: Harry George Leader 1880 - Short Bio.

Served term until defeated by PM, 21 Oct 1925.

Various Committees - see CanParl Citation link to website.

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Elected after 1921   President, Council of Social Service
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Elected after 1921   Executive member, Manitoba Union of Municipalities
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Residence 1935 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada R.R.4, Burnside; 1935 and 1940 Canada Voters Lists
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Occupation 1935 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Farmer
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Elected 1935-10-14   Liberal Party MP, 14 Oct 1935 - 9 May 1946 (died in Office)
Event Reference Note

Served three terms. Died in office 6 Nov 1945.

Various Committees - see CanParl Citation link to website.

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Residence 1940 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada R.R. 4, Burnside; 1940 Canada Voters Lists
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Occupation 1940 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Farmer; 1940 Canada Voters Lists
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Occupation 1941-10-15 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Northlane herd sold off because of TAL's enlistment
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Elected     Director, later President, Aberdeen Angus Assn of North America
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Death 1946-05-09 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada At home - ref Brandon Sun 11 May 1966 article
Event Note

C.A. (SJL: ? Cardiac Arrest? - known to have had cancer)

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Burial 1946 Rural Municipality of Portage La Prairie, Manitoba, Canada Hillside
Event Note

Thomas LEADER [plot]
Hillside, Section 228, Portage la Prairie Cemetery
Portage La Prairie R. M., Manitoba

Harry Leader M.P.
Son of
Thomas & Bridget
Leader
1880-1946

(CanadianHeadstones.com - image available)

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Religion     ? Presbyterian
 
Religion     United Church of Burnside
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Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Leader, THOMAS
Mother Allen, BRIDGET
    Sister     Leader, Jemima
    Brother     Leader, William
    Sister     Leader, Mary
    Sister     Leader, Edith
    Sister     Leader, Catherine Anne
    Brother     Leader, Thomas Ephriam
    Brother     Leader, Robert John
         Leader, HENRY GEORGE
    Sister     Leader, Mildred
    Sister     Leader, Norma

Families

    Family of Leader, HENRY GEORGE and Mcbeath, ELLA MARY
Married Wife Mcbeath, ELLA MARY
  Children
  1. Leader, THOMAS ALLEN
  2. Leader, Olive Norma
  3. Leader, Ruth Evelyn

Media

Narrative

Both 1906 and 1911 Censuses have the Harry Leader clan at Portage la Prarie

Pedigree

  1. Leader, THOMAS
    1. Allen, BRIDGET
      1. Leader, Jemima
      2. Leader, William
      3. Leader, Mary
      4. Leader, Edith
      5. Leader, Catherine Anne
      6. Leader, Thomas Ephriam
      7. Leader, Robert John
      8. Leader, HENRY GEORGE
        1. Mcbeath, ELLA MARY
          1. Leader, THOMAS ALLEN
          2. Leader, Olive Norma
          3. Leader, Ruth Evelyn
      9. Leader, Mildred
      10. Leader, Norma

Ancestors

Source References

  1. 1901 Census of Canada
      • Page: Canada/1901/MB/MACDONALD (#8)/Portage la Prairie K-5 Page 3/line 3; 1901 Census TE Leader z000016832.pdf
  2. Copy of Birth, Marriage, or Death Certificate
      • Page: Certificate of Birth - Province of Manitoba; TA Leader Birth Cert left.jpg and TA Leader Birth Cert right.jpg
  3. William Leader 1804 & descendants
      • Page: 1/3
      • Confidence: High
  4. Harry George Leader 1880 Short Bio
      • Page: 1/2
      • Confidence: High
      • Page: 1/1
  5. 1906 Census of Canada
      • Page: Canada/Manitoba/Portage la Prarie/Township 10Townships 10, 11, 12 in range 6, 7 west, the parish of Portage la Prairie and such portion of the parish of High Bluff as is situated in this district) Page 24/Line 22
  6. 1911 Census of Canada
      • Page: Canada/Manitoba/Portage la Prarie/Township 11 in ranges 7/pg 12/Line 12
  7. 1881 Census of Canada
      • Page: 1881/MN/Marquette 1 & 4/Portage/No 5/pg 58/lns 17-25 & pg 59/ln 1; 1881 Thomas and Bridget e008210351.pdf
  8. 1891 Census of Canada
      • Page: Canada/1891/MN/7/Marquette/W Portage la Prarie/pgs 74-5/ lns 20-25 & 1-2; 1891 Thomas and Bridget-Ellen 30953_148096-00051.pdf
  9. Thomas Leader 1844 - Short Bio
  10. Memorable Manitobans
  11. Manitoba: BMD online
      • Page: 1901-002905
  12. Parliament of Canada Website
  13. 1921 Census of Canada
      • Page: MN/District 33 PortagelaPrairie/SubDistrict 15/Portage la Prairie/pg 2/lines 19-33; 1921CensusofCanada Leaders.jpg
  14. 1935 Canada Voters Lists
      • Page: Portage la Prairie, Rural Polling Division No 16, Burnside; 1935 CanadaVotersLists1935-1980ForHarryLeader.jpg
  15. 1940 Canada Voters Lists 1935-1980
      • Page: Portage la Prairie, Rural Polling Division No 16, Burnside; 1940 CanadaVotersLists1935-1980ForThomasLeader.jpg
  16. Winnipeg Tribune
      • Date: 1941-10-17
      • Page: 1941-10-17 Winnipeg Tribune - Northlane Sale; 1941-10-17 Winnipeg Tribune - Northlane Sale.odt
  17. The Brandon Sun
      • Date: 1966-05-11
      • Page: Wed May 11 1966; "Past Remembered" Column; 1966 BrandonSun(BrandonManitobaCanada).jpg
  18. Canadian Headstones: Manitoba
      • Page: http://canadianheadstones.com/mb/view.php?id=7699; Harry G Leader c080_leader_h_id7698.jpg