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Memorable Manitobans: Frank N. McLaren (1873-?)

Grain commission merchant.

Born Georgetown, Ontario, 1873, son of William and Jessie McLaren. Educated public schools, Georgetown. Commenced career in grain business, Duluth. Minnesota, 1891. Came to Winnipeg, 1900. Married Ida McDonald, Granby, Quebec, 1907; has one daughter. He was a member of the Carleton Club and St. Andrew’s Society. Recreation: curling. Anglican. Address: 185 Spring Street, Winnipeg.

In 1911, McLaren was Manager of the Van Dusen Harrington Company, Grain Exchange, Winnipeg.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, 1911. C. W. Parker, editor. Canadian Press Association, Vancouver.

Page revised: 19 July 2009

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