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Memorable Manitobans: Edward A. Bailey (1837-1918)

Journalist.

Born in England on 9 November 1837, he emigrated to Canada in 1866 and resided for some time in Ontario. He came to Manitoba in 1882 and worked as a journalist at the village of Nelson, moving to Morden where he was proprietor of the Morden Herald, eventually selling it to H. J. Borthwick. He later resided at Brandon, Rapid City, Macgregor, and other places. He died at Tribune, Saskatchewan on 30 May 1918. Predeceased by his wife, he was survived by six children: John W. Bailey (b 1870), Charles H. Bailey (1877), Samuel J. Bailey (b 1891), James D. Bailey (b 1893), Ruth M. Bailey (b 1897, wife of T. McLeod), and Maria Bailey.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Former Manitoban dead”, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 May 1918, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 12 August 2012

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