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Memorable Manitobans: Alfred Spencer (1872-1907)


Born in Lockport, the eldest son of Mrs. John MacDougall, and was educated at St. John’s College. He married Miss Matheson, a niece of Archbishop Matheson, and they had six children. He farmed at Lockport for many years before moving to homestead at Lake Francis. Spencer died in St. Boniface Hospital, and burial took place in St. Andrew’s cemetery on 4 November 1907.


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

Page revised: 26 December 2008

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