Memorable Manitobans: Stephen Clement (1831-1901)
Sheriff, MLA (1881-1883).
Born in Ontario on 30 December 1831, he came to Manitoba in 1880. At a by-election in November 1881, he was elected to the Manitoba Legislature for the constituency of Birtle. In 1882, he stepped down when he was appointed Sheriff of the Western Judicial District, holding the office until his death. He also served on the Brandon School Board. He married Irish immigrant Eleanor Dixon (1841-1931) and they had eight children: Louis J. Clement, William D. Clement, Stephen Emmett Clement, Robert A. Clement, Eleanor B. Clement, David E. Clement, Benjamin F. Clement, and Joseph Emmett Clement. He died at Brandon on 22 November 1901 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.
The Canadian Parliamentary Guide [S. E. Clement], 1917.
Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.
Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.
We thank Marcia Clement for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.
Page revised: 2 December 2018
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