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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Graham (1845-?)


Born in Otonoby Township, Ontario on 12 August 1845, son of Alexander Graham and Agnes Dickson, he came to Manitoba in 1894 and purchase 320 acres of farmland in Township 9, later adding 320 acres to his holdings. On 2 October 1872, he married Elizabeth M. Elmhurst. They had six children: Alexander H. Graham, Joseph H. Graham, Thomas J. Graham, Harold D. Graham, Jane S. Graham (wife of Charles Creesy), and Agnes E. Graham. The family attended the Methodist Church.


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: 20 June 2010

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