Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 142 years

Memorable Manitobans: Duncan McArthur (1839-1917)

Click to enlarge

Duncan McArthur
Click to enlarge

Banker, consular agent.

Born in Ontario on May 1839, he came to Manitoba where he was a private banker and the United States consular agent at Emerson for over 20 years until the agency was closed in 1910. He died in April 1917 and was buried in the Emerson Cemetery.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: Bryce House (99 Assiniboine Street, Emerson, Municipality of Emerson-Franklin)


Representative Men of Manitoba, Winnipeg: The Tribune Publishing Company, 1902.

“Consular agency is discontinued,” Manitoba Free Press, 10 October 1910, page 3.

1911 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

“Probate court,” Manitoba Free Press, 4 August 1917, page 12.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 May 2020

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society. We acknowledge that the collection contains both reputable and disreputable people. All are worth remembering as a lesson to future generations.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z

Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Firsts | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS

MHS YouTube Channel

Back to top of page

For queries on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations

© 1998-2021 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.