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Memorable Manitobans: Robert James Muckle (c1850-1916)

Veteran, farmer.

Born in Ireland, he emigrated to Canada and was educated at Upper Canada College before coming to Manitoba in 1870 as a member of the Wolseley Expedition. He later worked on construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway through western Canada then homesteaded at Clandeboye, Manitoba where he was a keen apiarist. Predeceased by his wife, he had no children. He died at his farm on 20 January 1916 and was buried in Dynevor Cemetery.


Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Robert Muckle dead”, undated newspaper clipping. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B6]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 11 October 2010

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