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Memorable Manitobans: Duncan Cameron (c1874-1911)

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Duncan Cameron
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Tailor.

Born around 1874, he came to Winnipeg from Glengarry, Ontario around 1895 and opened a tailoring business on McDermot Avenue. He was actively involved in lacrosse and hockey circles, being President of the Shamrock Lacrosse Club for several years and also President of the Strathcona Hockey Club. He died after a prolonged illness at his Winnipeg home, 213 Maryland Street, on 26 July 1911 and was buried in the Elmwood Cemetery.

Sources:

“Dunc. Cameron dead,” Manitoba Free Press, 28 July 1911. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B5]

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 June 2018

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