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Memorable Manitobans: John Forsyth (?-?)

Farmer, MLA (1894-1895).

A farmer and itinerant preacher, he served as Grand Vice-President of the Patrons of Industry in 1893. Elected to a seat in the Manitoba Legislature at a by-election in August 1894, replacing John A. Davidson whose election in 1892 had been voided, he sat for the remainder of the term and did not seek re-election. He was chiefly noted for his skill as an orator.

See also:

Patrons of Industry in Manitoba, 1890-1898 by Brian R. McCutcheon
MHS Transactions, Series 3, Number 22, 1965-1966 Season

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This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 20 December 2018

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