Frank Brown by David Riach

Aviation researcher David Riach shared his extensive research with the Lac du Bonnet & District Historical Society in February 2024.

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M. Frank Brown was a bush pilot who led airborne squadrons overseas during WWII, and owned the Red and White general store from 1945. He served on 1948 inaugural village council. His wife, Edythe, was Lac du Bonnet’s mayor from 1952-57 and Manitoba’s first female mayor.

Frank and Edythe at Osnaburgh House, Ontario, 1935

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