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Memorable Manitobans: Angus Sutherland (1854-1909)

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Angus Sutherland
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Businessman.

Born at Point Douglas, Manitoba in 1854, son of John Sutherland and Janet MacBeth, he attended Manitoba College then farmed for a time on the east side of Kildonan, also taking up a homestead at Millbrook. He sold his farm in 1882 and moved to Winnipeg to engage in the real estate business, continuing in it until the time of his death. On 25 December 1879, he married Margaret Hackland, a daughter of ship captain Gilbert Hackland. He died of an epileptic seizure near his cottage at Winnipeg Beach, on 12 July 1909.

Sources:

1901 Canada census, Automated Genealogy.

The Story of Manitoba by F. H. Schofield, Winnipeg: The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1913.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Sudden death of Angus Sutherland,” Manitoba Free Press, 13 July 1909, page 1.

We thank Marion Ross for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 27 January 2013

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