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Memorable Manitobans: Albert Daniel McGregor (1870-1948)

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Albert Daniel McGregor
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Farmer, MLA (1923-1927).

Born in Huron County, Ontario on 14 July 1870, son of John McGregor and Elizabeth Ward, he farmed in the Keyes area of Manitoba and was an early participant in the United Farmers movement. In 1917, he ran in the federal election against Frederick L. Davis but was unsuccessful. He was elected to the Manitoba Legislature in 1922, representing the Gladstone constituency, serving a single term. He died in 1948 and was buried in the Neepawa Cemetery.

Sources:

Ontario birth registration, Ancestry.

“Albert McGregor to contest Gladstone,” Manitoba Free Press, 2 June 1922, page 12.

“Birthday congratulations to,” Manitoba Free Press, 14 July 1926, page 11.

Obituaries and burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 June 2018

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