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Memorable Manitobans: Cuthbert Grant (?-1799)

Fur trader.

He was probably the son of David Grant of Strathspey, Scotland. First observed in the West in 1785, Cuthbert Grant was active in the Great Slave Lake and Athabasca regions before locating in the upper Assiniboine district at River Tremblante. He became a partner of the Hudson's Bay Company in 1795.

Father of Cuthbert James Grant.

See also:

Cuthbert Grant, Dictionary of Canadian Biography IV, 310.

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 September 2012

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