is he Notable? Frederick Henhurst Francis

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On 22 Jul 2020 Shirlea Smith wrote on Francis-7041:

He is written up in some Manitoba histories - i wonder if that makes him notable?

Also, he married into a prominent family from Red River Colony days.



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As I understand  if anyone with an entry in wikipedia is classed as a notable

by Living Palmer G2G6 Mach 9 (91.6k points)
selected by Dale Byers
I was told the same thing when I asked the same question. I understand that not all Members of Parliament (or Members of the House of Representatives) are notable. If they have entries in Wikipedia (due to major accomplishments), then they are notables.
This is probably the best answer. There are non-notable actors, research scientists, explorers, and politicians that while they may have accomplished "something", it wasn't notable enough to make them Notable. The guidelines we use are whether or not they have a Wikipedia page, or barring this, whether or not they "could" have a Wikipedia page created for them. The "could" is where we typically see the most discussion, as we have to operate as Wikipedia would in those cases and discuss whether or not a particular individual qualifies, including notable accomplishments verified from multiple sources, verification of those sources (which can be challenging if they are all in print and not online), and general agreement by those that understand the process. In most cases, without a Wikipedia page (or one that is in the process of being created already, such as those in the "national biographies" books) we don't find many new Notables.
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Yes, considering that he was a representative figure for St. Francois Xavier. That being said, you can add {{Notables Sticker}} to his profile
by Richard Shelley G2G6 Pilot (222k points)

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