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Memorable Manitobans: Hugh MacKay Ross (1912-1992)

Fur trader, memoirist.

Born in Rothes, Scotland, he was educated there and at Elgin, Scotland. He joined the Hudson's Bay Company in 1930 and spent 42 years with the Company, mainly working in the North as a fur trader. He wrote two memoirs of his experiences, The Apprentice’s Tale (1986) and The Manager’s Tale (1989).

Sources:

Dictionary of Manitoba Biography by John M. “Jack” Bumsted, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press, 1999.

Page revised: 25 April 2008

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