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Memorable Manitobans: David Christie (1865-1943)


Born at Arbroath, Scotland on 16 September 1865, son of James and Isabella Christie, he was educated at St. Andrews and Edinburgh Universities. He commenced the ministry at North Shields, England in 1890 and moved to Edinburgh in 1897. He became the Pastor of St. Matthews Church at Glasgow in 1903 before caming to Winnipeg in 1909 as Pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church, serving until 1929 and moved to British Columbia the following year. In 1891, He married Margaret Fleming (?-?) of Paisley, Scotland and they had four sons and four daughters. In 1911, the family lived at 42 Furby Street, Winnipeg. He died at his home at Victoria, British Columbia on 16 February 1943.


Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, 1911. C. W. Parker, editor. Canadian Press Association, Vancouver.

“Dr. D. Christie, widely known pastor, dies,” Winnipeg Tribune, 17 February 1943, page 11.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 April 2019

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