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Memorable Manitobans: John Bruce (1830-1910)

Farmer.

Born in Kildonan on 8 January 1830, he became a farmer and remained in that occupation until he was fifty. As a guide he accompanied Bishop Anderson, an early missionary, to the far north. In 1880 he moved to Winnipeg where he resided until his death in 1910.

Sources:

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 14 October 2018

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