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Memorable Manitobans: John M. Stuart (1882-?)

Click to enlargeChartered accountant.

Click to enlargeBorn at Glasgow, Scotland on 11 May 1882, son of Robert Stuart, he was educated at Allan Glen’s School, Technical College, and Glasgow University. He commenced a career in the Glasgow chartered accountant’s office in 1897. He came to the USA in 1905 and to Winnipeg in 1906. In 1911, Stuart was employed with the firm of Marwick Mitchell & Company. He served twelve years with the 5th Highland Light Infantry, Scotland, and as lieutenant, 90th Regiment, Winnipeg.

He was a member of the Manitoba Club, Adanac Club, Clef Club, Travellers Club, Rowing Club, Canoe Club, Highland and Burns, and the Military Institute. His recreations included sailing, canoeing, and snowshoeing. In 1911, he lived at 176 Hargrave Street, Winnipeg.

Sources:

Who’s Who in Western Canada: A Biographical Dictionary of Notable Living Men and Women of Western Canada, Volume 1, edited by C. W. Parker, Vancouver: Canadian Press Association, 1911.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 May 2011

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