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Memorable Manitobans: Malcolm MacDougall Maclean (1875-?)

Farmer, civil servant.

Born at Poplar Point on 9 November 1875, son of Lauchlin W. MacLean and Jane Elizabeth MacLean, he was educated at the public schools of Poplar Point and Portage la Prairie. He started farming at Poplar Point in 1895, five years later becoming a grain buyer there. In 1901, he was appointed assistant clerk of the Manitoba Executive Council, becoming clerk in 1908 after the death of Christopher Graburn.

In 1904, he married Annie Beaton (?-?) of Moosomin, Saskatchewan. They had two daughters. He was a member of the AF & AM, IOOF, Loyal Orange Lodge, and COF. (P.C.R. and Recording Sec.). Recreation: lawn bowling. Presbyterian. In 1911, the family lived at 26 Hargrave 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.

“Graburn’s successor,” Manitoba Free Press, 16 December 1908, page 9.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 24 October 2020

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