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Memorable Manitobans: Henry Cochrane (c1834-1898)

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Henry Cochrane
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A mixed-blood born around 1834, he was ordained an Anglican cleric in 1859 and was the incumbent of Holy Trinity (1863-1866) and St. Peter’s (1866-1874). In the 20 January 1870 meeting between the Red River settlers and Donald A. Smith, he served as Indian translator. He was elected a delegate to the Convention of Forty from St. Peter’s. He later served as a missionary and school teacher in the North. He died at Jackhead on 1 May 1898.

See also:

Henry Cochrane, Dictionary of Canadian Biography XII, 200-201.

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 September 2018

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