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Memorable Manitobans: Robert Wesley McClung (1871-1958)


Born at Ballyduff, Ontario on 31 October 1871, son of James A. McClung and Annie Eliza Meharey, he worked as a pharmacist. On 25 August 1896, he married Nelly Letitia McClung in St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church at Wawanesa. He served as Mayor of Manitou in 1907. They later moved to Winnipeg then to Alberta. He died at Saanich, British Columbia on 1 November 1958.

See also:

Historic Sites of Manitoba: McClung Drug Store (407 Main Street, Manitou, Municipality of Pembina)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: McLaren Medical Hall (412 Main Street, Manitou, Municipality of Pembina)

Historic Sites of Manitoba: St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Wawanesa, Municipality of Oakland-Wawanesa)


Ontario birth registration, Ancestry.

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Marriage registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

We thank Colin MacCallum for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 May 2019

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