Manitoba Historical Society
     Keeping history alive for over 140 years

 

Pay & Donate in the MHS Online Shop

Endangered Top 10
Endangered
Top 10
2019

Jens Munk at Churchill
Field Trip:
Churchill
2020

Manitoba History No. 90
Manitoba
History

No. 90

War Memorials in Manitoba
War
Memorials
in Manitoba

This Old Elevator
This Old
Elevator

Abandoned Manitoba
Abandoned
Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans
Memorable
Manitobans

Historic Sites of Manitoba
Historic Sites
of Manitoba

Memorable Manitobans: John Finlay McIntyre (1852-1936)

Click to enlarge

John Finlay McIntyre
Click to enlarge

Printer and publisher.

Born at Balderson, Ontario on 1 January 1852, he apprenticed as a printer in the office of the Perth Courier and the Arnprior Chronicle. In 1877 he came to Winnipeg with his brother, P. C. McIntyre, and opened the first job-printing office in the city, located on McDermot Avenue. About 20 years later, the business was sold and McIntyre joined the Douglass-McIntyre Printing Company on Princess Street, retiring from it around 1930.

In 1886 he married Minnie Ann Mabee (1863-1935). They had four sons: John Alden McIntyre (1887-1918), Campbell Mabee McIntyre (1883-1956), Lorne A. McIntyre, and Duncan Archibald “Archie” McIntyre (1897-1906). He was treasurer of the Manitoba branch of the British and Foreign Bible Society for 24 years, first treasurer of the YMCA and serving a year as its President, Deacon of First Baptist Church for 56 years, a President of the Baptist Convention of Manitoba, and general secretary of the Baptist Union of Western Canada. He was a member of the Apollo Club and other musical organizations.

Brother-in-law of C. D. Stovel, brother of D. L. McIntyre, P. C. McIntyre, and W. A. McIntyre, and nephew of Archibald McNee.

He died at Winnipeg on 31 October 1936 and was buried in St. John’s Cemetery.

Sources:

Birth, marriage, and death registrations, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

1901 and 1911 Canada censes, Automated Genealogy.

“John F. McIntyre, pioneer Winnipeg printer, is dead,” Winnipeg Free Press, 2 November 1936, page 4.

“Pioneer printer dies after lengthy illness,” Winnipeg Tribune, 2 November 1936, page 10.

John Alden McIntyre, Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 3 April 2015

Memorable Manitobans

Memorable Manitobans

This is a collection of noteworthy Manitobans from the past, compiled by the Manitoba Historical Society.

Search the collection by word or phrase, name, place, occupation or other text:

Custom Search

Browse surnames beginning with:
A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z | 2017


Send corrections and additions to the Memorable Manitobans Administrator at biographies@mhs.mb.ca

Criteria for Memorable Manitobans | Suggest a Memorable Manitoban  | Our Inspiration | Acknowledgements

Support the MHS and

Back to top of page

   


To report an error on the above page, please contact the MHS Webmaster.

Home  |  Terms & Conditions  |  FAQ  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy  |  Donations Policy

© 1998-2019 Manitoba Historical Society. All rights reserved.