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Memorable Manitobans: Joseph McClure (1849-1916)

Printer, journalist.

Born in Peel County, Ontario on 25 January 1849, he came to Manitoba in 1880 and took up farming. He later moved to Winnipeg where he worked as a printer. He then was editor and proprietor of the Stonewall Gazette for about ten years. In 1913, he retired to Nelson, British Columbia where he died on 21 January 1916.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

Death registration, British Columbia Vital Statistics.

“Joseph M’Clure dead”, Manitoba Free Press, January 1916. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B6]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 October 2010

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