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Memorable Manitobans: J. Albert Hand (1878-?)


Born Dufferin County, Ontario, 10 April 1878, son of William and Margaret Hand. Educated at high school, Orangeville, Ontario; Ontario Agricultural College, Guelph, Ontario. Commenced career as associate editor, Canadian Horticulturist, Toronto, Ontario, 1905. Came to Winnipeg, 1906; started agricultural page, Winnipeg Telegram and founded Prairie Chicken Club; lecturer in Field Husbandry, Manitoba Agricultural College, 1907-1908. Married Sadie A. Hamilton, Grand Valley, Ontario, 1909. Independent; Methodist. Address 10 Cooper Street, Winnipeg.

In 1911, Hand was editor of the Farmer’s Advocate and Home Journal, 14-16 Princess Street, Winnipeg.


Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

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