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Memorable Manitobans: John Wilson Caldwell (1857-1914)

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John Wilson Caldwell
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Civil servant.

A native of Huntingdon, Quebec around 1857, he moved to Sprague around 1904 where he was a federal immigration agent. He died at the Winnipeg General Hospital on 22 July 1914 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery. He was survived by six daughters.


Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Obituaries,” Winnipeg Tribune, 23 July 1914, page 5.

“Deaths,” Winnipeg Tribune, 23 July 1914, page 12.

“Deaths and funerals,” Manitoba Free Press, 23 July 1914, page 9.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 February 2016

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