Memorable Manitobans: Frederick Andrew William “Fred” MacLean (1878-1948)
Born at Selkirk 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 MacLean. 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 the Fort Rouge Curling Club (1923-1924).
He died at The Pas on 14 January 1949 and was buried in the St. James Cemetery.
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]
We thank Rick Mutton for providing additional information used here.
This page was prepared by Sarah Ramsden.
Page revised: 8 May 2022