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Memorable Manitobans: Charles Edward Stuart McPherson (1862-?)

Railwayman.

Born at Chatham, Ontario on 7 June 1862, he commenced a career as a clerk with the Grand Trunk Railway, at Toronto, in 1876. He married Josephine Troop (?-?) of St. John, New Brunswick in 1896. He came to Winnipeg in 1899 where he worked as assistant passenger traffic manager with the Canadian Pacific Railway. He was a member of the Manitoba Club, St. Andrews Club, AF & AM, and Presbyterian church.

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.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 13 November 2019

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