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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander [Munroe] Munro (1824-1911)

Fur trader.

Born at Tain, Rosshire, Scotland in 1824, he came to Red River in 1857 and joined the Hudson’s Bay Company. He was married and had seven children. He advanced steadily in the service and at the time of his retirement in 1890 he was senior Chief Factor. Munro died in 1911.

Sources:

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

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 June 2018

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