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Memorable Manitobans: James Smith Wood (1851-1929)

Farmer, farm leader.

Born in Ontario on 8 September 1851, he taught school in Ontario before coming to Manitoba and farming near Oakville. With D. W. McCuaig and J. W. Scallion, he served as a Director and Vice-President of the Manitoba Grain Growers’ Association, later known as the United Farmers of Manitoba. He also served on the Manitoba Farm Loans Board. He died at Oakville, Manitoba on 15 April 1929.

Husband of Janet J. Wood.

Sources:

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

“Pioneer leader of Manitoba farmers dead”, Winnipeg Tribune, 15 April 1929. [Manitoba Legislative Library, Biographical Scrapbook B8]

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 December 2009

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