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Memorable Manitobans: Archibald L. McMillan (c1846-1885)

Police officer.

He lived at Chatham, Ontario before moving to Guelph, where he served on the police force for about six years. He later moved to Winnipeg where he was a police officer for several months. In July 1882, he was appointed the first Chief Constable for the City of Brandon. He served until his accidental death on 17 December 1885, when he shot himself in the office of Mayor J. A. Smart with a rifle confiscated from some “desperate cowboys”. He left a widow and one child.

Sources:

“Chief McMillan”, Manitoba Free Press, 17 December 1885, page 1.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 1 April 2012

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