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Memorable Manitobans: James Fraser (1850-?)

Farmer, realtor.

Born at Kildonan in 1850, son of John Fraser and Jane Matheson, he was educated locally and at St. Johns College. He farmed for many years until, around 1907, he moved to Winnipeg and made some real estate business transactions but had mostly retired by 1913. He married Rachel MacArthur, a daughter of Peter MacArthur, in 1874. They had six children: Catherine G. Fraser (wife of Dr. P. H. Miller), Alice M. Fraser (wife of R. C. Grisdale), J. R. Fraser, Margaret A. Fraser, Janette E. Fraser, and Roy H. Fraser. He was a member of the Ancient Order of United Workmen and St. Giles Presbyterian Church.

Sources:

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 21 October 2018

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