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Memorable Manitobans: Alpin Chisholm (c1863-1956)

Businessman, municipal official.

Born at Inverness, Scotland, he came to Canada in 1887 and, three years later, established the general store of Chisholm and McKenzie at Morris. A few years later, he went into the real estate business. He served as Mayor of Morris from 1896 to 1901. He died at Brandon on 9 May 1956 and was buried in Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens in Winnipeg.

Sources:

“Morris pioneer going strong in his 90th year,” Winnipeg Free Press, 17 March 1952. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B10]

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 10 May 1956, page 25.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 May 2015

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