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Memorable Manitobans: James Quinn Gallagher (1863-1935)

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James Quinn Gallagher
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Meat merchant.

Born in New Brunswick on 31 October 1863, the son of Patrick Gallagher, he came to Winnipeg with his father in 1889 where he was an early butcher. He was later head of the meat-packing firm Gallagher, Holman and Lafrance, and managing director of the Gibson Gage Company. He was married twice, first on 4 August 1891 to Bridget Agnes Kennedy (1869-1904) with whom he had six daughters: Kathleen Mary “Kay” Gallagher (1893-?, wife of Edward Joseph Jobin), Maria Electa Gallagher (1895-?, wife of T. R. O'Neill), Margaret Josephine Gallagher (1897-?, wife of A. J. Patenaude), Agnes Gertrude Gallagher (1899-?, wife of J. H. Devine), Rose Gallagher (1902-?, wife of J. J. Kenneally), and Regina Alice Gallagher (1904-?, wife of F. N. Davies). His second marriage was on 17 January 1910 to Mary Theresa Fitzpatrick (?-?) with whom he had five children: Mary Gallagher (1910-?), James Cornelius Gallagher (1912-?), William Patton Gallagher (1918-?), John Francis Gallagher (1919-?), and Rita Gallagher. He died at Winnipeg on 23 November 1935 and was buried in St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery. He is commemorated by Gallagher Avenue.

Sources:

Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“J. Q. Gallagher, city pioneer, dies, aged 72,” Winnipeg Tribune, 25 November 1935, page 3.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 December 2019

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