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Memorable Manitobans: John Albert Stevenson (1848-1879)

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John Albert Stevenson
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Farmer, MLA (1878-1879).

Born in Scott Township, Ontario on 29 February 1848, son of Irish immigrants Robert and Jane Stevenson, he was educated at the local public school. A farmer, he served a single term in the Manitoba Legislature, representing the Pembina constituency, in the 1878 general election. He died at his mother’s residence, unmarried, on Margaret Street in Winnipeg on 6 August 1879 and was buried in the St. John’s Cathedral Cemetery.


Death notice, Manitoba Daily Free Press, 6 August 1879, pages 1 and 4.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough and Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 2 December 2018

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