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Memorable Manitobans: Alexander Kamloops Black (1832-1913)

MLA (1876-1878).

Born in 1832 at Île-à-la-Crosse, North West Territories in 1832, son of fur trader Samuel Black (1780-1841) and his “country wife” Angelique Cameron, he was elected to a seat in the Manitoba Legislature in a November 1876 by-election necessitated by the death of Curtis James Bird. He served the remainder of the term and did not seek re-election. He died at San Francisco, California on 14 December 1913.


Alexander Kamloop Black by Lawrence Barkwell, Louis Riel Institute.

Members of the Legislative Assembly (deceased), Legislative Assembly of Manitoba.

We thank Stacey Devereaux for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 6 October 2020

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