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Memorable Manitobans: Frederick Andrew William MacLean (1878-1948)

Civil servant.

Born at Selkirk, Manitoba on 20 January 1878, he later moved to Winnipeg where he worked as a district engineer for the Manitoba Government for more than 30 years. He spent the last two years of his career with the federal Department of Transportation at Winnipeg. On 4 August 1926, he married Edith Mabel Marjorie Rogers. They had a daughter, Elaine. He was a member of the AF & AM (Prince Rupert Lodge) and was a 32nd degree number of the Ancient and accepted Scottish Rite of Free Masonry. He also belonged to the Khartoum Temple Nobles of the Mystic Shrine and was President of Fort Rouge Curling Club. On 14 January 1949, he died at The Pas, Manitoba and was buried in St. James Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“F. A. W. MacLean, city old-timer dies at The Pas,” Winnipeg Tribune, 15 January 1949. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B10, page 46]

This page was prepared by Sarah Ramsden.

Page revised: 21 June 2010

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