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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.


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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