L. Raymond Fennell
1893 – 1986
Who was L. Raymond Fennell?
Fennell was educated in Roland. He served in World War I, and subsequently worked as a cash grain broker. He was a member of the Board of Governors and the Winnipeg Grain Exchange, and was mayor of the suburban municipality of Fort Garry from 1946 to 1953.
He was elected to the Manitoba legislature in the 1953 provincial election, in the constituency of St. Boniface. This was a two-member constituency at the time, and Fennell defeated Cooperative Commonwealth Federation candidate David Turner for the second seat. He served as a backbench supporter of Douglas Campbell's government during his time in the legislature.
The Liberal-Progressives were defeated by the Progressive Conservatives in the 1958 election, and Fennell lost to future Premier of Manitoba Sterling Lyon by 1,323 votes in the redistributed constituency of Fort Garry.
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- Dec 27, 1893
- Also known as
- Mayor L. Raymond Fennell
- Aug 29, 1986
on July 23, 2013
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