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Memorable Manitobans: Archibald C. McKenzie (c1863-1919)


He married the niece of Sir William Mackenzie and they had four children. He was Vice-President of the Northern Construction Company, and President of the Winnipeg Aqueduct Company. Among various enterprises he was responsible for the building of the Seven Sisters Generating Station. As a railway contractor he was identified with the Mackenzie-Mann interests. He died at the site of the power plant on 24 July 1919 and was buried at Beaverton, Ontario.


Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“A. C. M’Kenzie dies suddenly,” Winnipeg Tribune, 25 July 1919, page 5.

Pioneers and Early Citizens of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Manitoba Library Association, 1971.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 January 2018

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