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Memorable Manitobans: Russell Mackenzie MacLeod (1879-1946)


Born at Woodstock, Ontario on 6 March 1879, he served with the 79th Cameron Highlanders during the First World War. Following the war, he was employed as secretary-treasurer of the Western Packing Company. On 6 July 1903, he married Marion Annabelle Louise Todd at Selkirk, Manitoba. They had at least two children: Dorothy Evelyn Macleod (b 1906), and Ross McKenzie Macleod (b 1908). He was a founding member of the Winnipeg Automobile Club. He died at Vancouver, British Columbia on 5 November 1946.


Birth and marriage registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Canadian Expeditionary Force, Attestation Papers, Library and Archives Canada.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 19 February 2010

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