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Memorable Manitobans: Finlay Mackenzie (1864-?)

General merchant.

Born at Ross-shire, Scotland on 3 October 1864, one of four children of Alexander Mackenzie and Catherine Munroe, he worked in the dry goods business at Inverness until emigrating to Canada in 1888. He worked in a store in Ontario for two years then came to Manitoba where he became a partner in the general store of Chisholm and Mackenzie at Morris. On 6 June 1896, he married Nellie C. Smith. He was a member of the Masons and the Orange Lodge. He served as clerk of the county court, a municipal councillor, and a school trustee.

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: 23 May 2010

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