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Memorable Manitobans: John Frank Crosby (1871-?)

General merchant.

Born at Point Fortune, Quebec on 27 May 1871, he came to Manitoba in 1905 and settled in the Darlingford district where he worked as a general merchant. Married Alice M. Collins of Manotick, Ontario. He was a member of the Forrester Lodge and Presbyterian (Union) church. His recreations included curling and tennis.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 January 2021

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