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Memorable Manitobans: John Coyle Smith (1873-?)


Born at Colborne, Ontario, 11 October 1873, son of James Fisher Smith and Ann Coyle. Married Arabella Elizabeth Waddingham, 23 December 1903. Has four sons, and two daughters. Came to Manitoba in 1896. Purchased land in Darlingford District. Today one of the leading farmers of the municipality. In the machine business 1920-23, resides in Darlingford and is engaged in looking after his large tracts of land which are mostly occupied by tenant farmers. Trustee of the Darlingford Consolidated School. Takes an active interest in all things pertaining to the community’s welfare. Member of the Union Church. Address, Darlingford, Manitoba.


Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Page revised: 26 December 2008

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