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Memorable Manitobans: Duncan McArthur (1839-1917)

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Duncan McArthur
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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)

Sources:

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

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